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    Just had to share!

    You may have seen my various posts on the Horse Care forum about my gelding's severe stifle injury. I haven't ridden him in two years, and he has been lame for about four now. However, since I moved...
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    I fell off Thursday on my head and neck and broke...

    I fell off Thursday on my head and neck and broke my collarbone. First bad injury Ive had off a horse...my instructor was amazing about being calm and letting me know she had the horse, which was one...
  3. My experience is a lot of soreness. :( I have...

    My experience is a lot of soreness. :(
    I have had 2 horses go barefoot. One was a little younger and had a history of quarter cracks. We pulled his shoes and turned him out and he is doing great....
  4. Hi AV2, What is DSLD? I'm sorry if that's a...

    Hi AV2,
    What is DSLD? I'm sorry if that's a really dumb question!!! :(

    Could you tell me a little more about jiagulon? I will obviously google it, but please let me know how much you feed, what...
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    SO beautiful... just dissolved into tears... I...

    SO beautiful... just dissolved into tears... I still have trouble with feeling like Riley's passing was my fault, and I miss him so badly. I try to remember that it is best to go while the good days...
  6. appy-- how long has Gus been on this combo of...

    appy--
    how long has Gus been on this combo of supplements?
    Could you also elaborate how often and in what situations you give Previcox?
    And, where do you get your MSM and HA from?

    I am glad...
  7. Thank you so much for the wonderful and...

    Thank you so much for the wonderful and informative responses!



    He is literally...bone on bone. I'm guessing 30% cartilage left. He had a bone chip removed from that stifle, and at the time...
  8. Talk to me about long term pain management (LONG)

    Hi all,
    You may have seen me post a few things about my gelding's bone-on-bone condition in his right hind stifle. Now, he is approaching 13, and has always still been sound at the walk, but...
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    Tail-Mergency!

    I love my boy's tail. It's bright chestnut, long, thick...and is now hiding a gigantic almost-dread!!!! :eek::eek::eek:

    I'm horrified! I'm used to the occasional tiny dreads coming from me just...
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    My boyfriend constantly declares that he doesn't...

    My boyfriend constantly declares that he doesn't really care about the color, "as long as it goes fast." :lol:

    This, in response to me telling him we ought to get him a nice "husband horse." Then...
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    Keep us up to date! I am excited and would love...

    Keep us up to date! I am excited and would love to be a part of this...I love to cook, and even have a cooking blog! :)
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    Have done it/had it done on both my horses and...

    Have done it/had it done on both my horses and myself. I love acupuncture, and when I had it done (on a spasm in my lower back) with electrodes attached, it was such a nice feeling. I just wanted to...
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    Just got the boy done today. $85 for teeth...

    Just got the boy done today. $85 for teeth (great!) and $82 FOR .8 CC OF DOMOSEDAN???

    what???

    The farm call, btw, was $54. How far away does this guy live?


    wait for it....
  14. Jingles from another part of NY. I know how scary...

    Jingles from another part of NY. I know how scary colic is and I hope your baby feels better soon.
  15. I had a terrible experience with a trainer around...

    I had a terrible experience with a trainer around here, when I posted a horseless rider ad on craigslist and a boarder at that trainer's barn contacted me. She had a 5 yo draft cross that I would...
  16. We do compete against Geneseo! I am not showing...

    We do compete against Geneseo! I am not showing this year, but being "horse show mom" to many of our freshman girls (and even our first BOY :eek:) instead...which ispossibly an even more fun...
  17. I have a downstairs neighbor in my new apartment...

    I have a downstairs neighbor in my new apartment who smokes non stop, and another one who occasionally smokes indoors because she doesn't want to stand outside in the cold. The house being old and...
  18. Western NY Winter Horse Health Seminar...any COTHers attending?

    Hi all,
    I'll be at the RIT Equestrian Team's table tomorrow from start to finish, so stop by and say hey if you are going to this event in Scottsville and are a COTher! I have very few horsey...
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    Jingles and hugs from Western NY.

    Jingles and hugs from Western NY.
  20. Thread: blanket rubs

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    Hi! I usually use a product called Avocado Mist...

    Hi!
    I usually use a product called Avocado Mist on the spots, cover it with a shoulder guard or a sleezy, and put the blankets on over that. Some people use show sheen, but this tends to dry my...
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    LOL about the little brother. :lol: Actually,...

    LOL about the little brother. :lol:

    Actually, you cannot puncture organs with an acupuncture needle. They are not meant to go in very deep, only to the superficial muscle, and are miniscule. My...
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    Maybe not arthritis, but I used to have an OTTB...

    Maybe not arthritis, but I used to have an OTTB that got an acupuncture treatment after exercise because he was growing so fast he was literally in pain from it. (He was 17.2hh as a 4y.o.) He LOVED...
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    I completely agree with this sentiment. I am a...

    I completely agree with this sentiment.

    I am a few years out of being a junior, and my parents also purchased an expensive eq. horse for me in high school. After two years of hard showing, he went...
  24. MM, I am so sorry for your situation and am...

    MM, I am so sorry for your situation and am sending many hugs and much love your way. I lost my boy Riley two weeks ago, and I can only imagine the strength of your character--to make this choice...
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    I find that they do. I have owned two identical...

    I find that they do. I have owned two identical med. weight turnouts, one rain sheet, and one stable blanket by them, and they have always fit my horses really well. I am six feet tall and my horses...
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