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    My horse catastrophically foundered 5 years and 4...

    My horse catastrophically foundered 5 years and 4 months ago. He goes to the hospital for a check-up and shoeing every single month. He is x-rayed every single time. When a horse has foundered...
  2. Well, you know that was the vet's theory. That...

    Well, you know that was the vet's theory. That he could be more comfortable. It seemed to me he was quiet all week culimating in the laying down. When Billy was in the hospital being treated for...
  3. I did not say "a" horse laying down. I was...

    I did not say "a" horse laying down. I was speaking of my horse. I know he lays down to sleep sometime in the night, but this is a horse that does not lay down in the daytime unless something is...
  4. Have any of y'all had experience with Mistoprostol?

    If you have could you share your experience with me? Last month my horse's vet put him on 30 days of Mistoprostol for loose manure. Billy had been on it a few days and I noticed he was quiet. ...
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    Oh, Clanter I had to search for you. Here you...

    Oh, Clanter I had to search for you. Here you are. I didn't know anyone was mean to you on the UDBB. I don't think any of those things about you. Someone on the UDBB said you were posting here...
  6. I'm with the others on side effects. My 32 year...

    I'm with the others on side effects. My 32 year old foundered horse often thinks he can go cross country again.
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    My 32 year old foundered horse is on Triple Crown...

    My 32 year old foundered horse is on Triple Crown Low Starch and Triple Crown Senior mixed together. He is also on Speedi-Beet. When he first foundered I wanted to feed him the very best feed I...
  8. I agree about educating yourself as much as...

    I agree about educating yourself as much as possible. I was going to say I forget how it is dealing with new vets and farriers, but I don't. I asked myself a million times in the beginning was I...
  9. Are you going to get new x-rays to see what's...

    Are you going to get new x-rays to see what's going on inside the foot and where his coffin bone is? What about venograms which will show you blood flow in the foot?

    If the farrier is an...
  10. Do you know why your horse foundered? My...

    Do you know why your horse foundered?


    My horse catastropically foundered at age 27 in late December, 2007 and spent from January 2008 to August, 2008 in an equine hospital. The vet and farrier...
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    Your experience with USRIDER.org?

    I am thinking about signing up after my truck wouldn't start the other day with my horse in the trailer. Fortunately, I did get help and got my truck started, but I was on edge the whole way home. ...
  12. Oh yeah, coulda been worse. No doubt. Having a...

    Oh yeah, coulda been worse. No doubt. Having a good vet and farrier is going to make all the difference. Even if she is a pasture pet she can still enjoy her life. My boy is not allowed in the...
  13. My God, what a story. As I said before my horse...

    My God, what a story. As I said before my horse survived catastrophic founder at age 27. He is now 32 and doing well. There's been some bumps along the way, but we have taken care of them right...
  14. I have a lot of experience dealing with...

    I have a lot of experience dealing with devastating founder so I feel for you I really do. You're taking on a lot, but if she can come through this you might look back and think this is your finest...
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    Send me your name and address by PM. I have a...

    Send me your name and address by PM. I have a never used or opened bottle of Banamine that you can have. It is close to its expiration date, but I think it would be fine.
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    I think you would get massive diarreha if you did...

    I think you would get massive diarreha if you did that.
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    Maybe you could check into "Speedi-Beet". I get...

    Maybe you could check into "Speedi-Beet". I get it at www.countrysideorganics.com Soak for 5 minutes in hot water and it's ready. Soak for 10 minutes in cold water and it's ready. No rinsing or...
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    Find the best vet and farrier you can.

    Find the best vet and farrier you can.
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    I would never tell you what you should or should...

    I would never tell you what you should or should not do, but I can tell you my experience. In December, 2007 when my horse was 27 years old he catastrophically foundered. He spent from January 2008...
  20. I feed Triple Crown and am pretty happy with it...

    I feed Triple Crown and am pretty happy with it despite finding corn pieces in it. I also like Skode's Horse Treats www.skodeshorsetreats.com
    I also feed Speedi-Beet which is a beet pulp ready in 5...
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    My horse, Rockabilly catastrophically foundered...

    My horse, Rockabilly catastrophically foundered in December, 2007 with undiagnosed Cushing's. He spent January through August, 2008 in an equine hospital. He was 27 years old. He is now going on...
  22. www.skodeshorsetreats.com is the answer.

    www.skodeshorsetreats.com is the answer.
  23. My Cushing's foundered horse gets Speedi-beet...

    My Cushing's foundered horse gets Speedi-beet everyday. It takes 5 minutes of soaking and requires no draining. In the winter I make it with hot water and in the summer with cold water. He is also...
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    I use an excellent vet in Nolensville, Tennessee....

    I use an excellent vet in Nolensville, Tennessee. Nolensville Veterinary Hospital. 7204 Nolensville Rd., Nolensville, TN 37135. 615-776-5499 It's right outside of Nashville The doctor is Dr. Mark...
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    I give Pentosan injections once a week.

    I give Pentosan injections once a week.
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