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    Some horses have inherent bone/joint shape...

    Some horses have inherent bone/joint shape deviations in the pasterns , knees or other joints that will prevent them from moving straight or landing flat. Those horses never will land flat, and...
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    in what situations if he needing the sedative?...

    in what situations if he needing the sedative? examples... for farrier or for trailering ir riding? I ask only because if for the farrier, NEVER use either ace or sedavet. They can make horses...
  3. Current photos may help evaluate the situattion...

    Current photos may help evaluate the situattion better.
    Have those overgrown heels been trimmed down to help stimulate circulation in the frog? And did tthe vet rule out canker?
    If the trim ...
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    All I see are dirty feet. What exactly are you...

    All I see are dirty feet. What exactly are you concerned about?
  5. That is usually related to shoeing issues and/...

    That is usually related to shoeing issues and/ or hind foot negative plantar angles. ,(search NPA, that, you will learn all about it)
    Doesn't matter how expensive or experienced your farrier...
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    Manna Pro Safe Performance has no corn.

    Manna Pro Safe Performance has no corn.
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    and here is a link to a great, short video about...

    and here is a link to a great, short video about leverage reduction.
    There are some great graphics to help visualize what I am talking about . http://www.hoofcaretoday.com/episode-5.html
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    Sure.The larger the ground surface is on the foot...

    Sure.The larger the ground surface is on the foot or shoe, the more leverage there is at the edge of the shoe.That holds the edge of the foot flat on the ground more.So as the leg moved forward...
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    And why are you even riding a lame horse? ...

    And why are you even riding a lame horse? Perhaps the rearing is from PAIN.
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    You could open yourself up to a libel lawsuit. ...

    You could open yourself up to a libel lawsuit. And if you get sued, unless you have well documented facts, you may lose.
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    Though I don't like poisons unless natural...

    Though I don't like poisons unless natural remedies do not work I do use regular granulated ant poison.(sugar bait)because our fire ants are vicious. It works within one or two applications and ...
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    very wise thinking. It's the "what happens...

    very wise thinking. It's the "what happens later" that will be the difficult part if you take him on.
    If you DO take him on consider shoeing with some type of full roller motion shoe or a...
  13. To me that would indicate the likelyhood of ...

    To me that would indicate the likelyhood of broken withers.
    (traumatic accident landing him on his back , or something banging onto his withers that perhaps you didn't see happen)
    I have had...
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    Low ring bone is one of the most difficult...

    Low ring bone is one of the most difficult lameness issues to manage. Due to the unfortunate location in the most distal joint in the horses body it takes on the most stress and in many of them it...
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    if the chiro uses "long lever" techniques (where...

    if the chiro uses "long lever" techniques (where they jerk/yank a leg harshly) , or mallets, it certainly COULD have caused lameness the next day.
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    Cinch Chix makes really durable nice large...

    Cinch Chix makes really durable nice large ssquare or round, and small bags. AND a wall mounted net feeder with a metal frame that is easy to fill. I have a small bale bag and love it for giving...
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    from the Manna Pro website:

    from the Manna Pro website:
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    That is still too high for most metabolic...

    That is still too high for most metabolic sydrome/IR/chshings horses. same as above. Still WAY too high for a lot of those kind of horses. Consider that that is nearly a fourth carbohydrates....
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    In the video it is pretty clear the LH lameness...

    In the video it is pretty clear the LH lameness is from somewhere above the LH leg. The reluctance to extend the leg forward is the key. Likely it was a muscle issue. See the huge BUMP in the top of...
  20. YEAH! Glad it helped .In recent years, vets and...

    YEAH! Glad it helped .In recent years, vets and farriers are discovering that leverage reduction in the treatment of most types of lower limb lameness is a HUGE deal.
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    you beat me to it.....The EDSS includes pads and...

    you beat me to it.....The EDSS includes pads and sole support, so why the boots? .
  22. MagOx has a sandy texture. They may not like the...

    MagOx has a sandy texture. They may not like the texture.Or they don't like peppermint in their feed. Magnesium has no noticeable flavor.
    After running out of Quiessence for a while I started ...
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    I have seen many horses come completely back from...

    I have seen many horses come completely back from mild to moderate laminitis,as long as any resulting founder was mild. But not in two months. More like 6 to 12 months.
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    Also at a barn I was at before that there was one...

    Also at a barn I was at before that there was one large shared tack room. And probably fifty boarders. One day my saddles had been moved to the topmost wall racks, and there was a note from the BO...
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    I probably would have firmly told her that since...

    I probably would have firmly told her that since she was so unhappy, she needs to move her horse and all her stuff elsewhere asap. And arrange a time and have a third party there to watch her get...
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