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    IMHO it has NOTHING to do with them being a...

    IMHO it has NOTHING to do with them being a mare/bossy/alpha/fast walker or "likes" being first.....MOST horses would prefer to be up front because of their primitive instinct to stay in the front of...
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    Forgot to add: your questions can't specifically...

    Forgot to add: your questions can't specifically be answered because so many factors weigh in when it comes to recovery. No one recovers at the same rate and once again your doctor should have been...
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    Follow your post op instructions to the letter. ...

    Follow your post op instructions to the letter. Stay off the knee and elevate for a few days. Ask MD's office any questions you have as you go. Use your cane as prescribed to help moving around. ...
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    Chlorhexadine will do nothing to repel midges or...

    Chlorhexadine will do nothing to repel midges or protect her from allergic reactions. If anything; it could make it worse. It's very strong/drying/irritating and is only useful at killing bacteria,...
  5. Thread: Hip Pain

    by wateryglen
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    Seems to me you're kinda young for hip injury but...

    Seems to me you're kinda young for hip injury but since hip pain is a symptom of back pathology I'd lean more in that direction so to speak. It's called "referred pain". If you had a spinal nerve...
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    IMHO, the opinions being expressed here are...

    IMHO, the opinions being expressed here are waaaaay off. Using the words extreme weight gain is just plain wrong. Your fears of any weight gain are unfounded. Just because a side effect is listed...
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    Remember POTENTIAL value is not "real value now"....

    Remember POTENTIAL value is not "real value now". Try to be REAL about it and downgrade his value as much as you can....up to getting him vetted and failed :winkgrin: Then propose something else...
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    I third the tie blocker rings. Let her pull back...

    I third the tie blocker rings. Let her pull back some but then reel her in sorta thing. Keep sessions shorter at first and gradually lengthen times tied. Stay with her doing stuff to her (like...
  9. When the point-to-point season gets going !! :D

    When the point-to-point season gets going !! :D
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    I believe it's your laundry soap. Those are very...

    I believe it's your laundry soap. Those are very common allergens as are softeners. Switch to a hypoallergenic laundry soap AND run thru rinse cycle then repeat the rinse again. Absolutely avoid...
  11. I support Medical Mikes comments. The problem...

    I support Medical Mikes comments. The problem with the other comments is: ACL injuries & surgeries are DIFFERENT! EACH needs an individualized plan for rehab, recovery because each surgery is...
  12. Love that show! Lotsa howling laughs!! Those...

    Love that show! Lotsa howling laughs!! Those guys are so talented!
  13. And be sure to research introduction to...

    And be sure to research introduction to foxhunting on this forum as we've been asked this question many, many times and responded same. Lots of good info available to you. To me the best thing is...
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    I like all the great suggestions. I'd only add...

    I like all the great suggestions. I'd only add that I find that MOST of the minor/annoying repairs CAN be done with a regular machine. It's important to use the largest stitch possible. Use the...
  15. Try some good nursing shoes. or the best pair of...

    Try some good nursing shoes. or the best pair of sneakers you can afford. Emphasis on good shock absorption. Also suggest you go shoe shopping when you ARE hurting and your feet are hot/swollen...
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    Just an additional clinical note from me; then...

    Just an additional clinical note from me; then I'm out......make sure ya'll understand that wormers are "shotgun" kinds of meds...ie: they aren't long acting nor do they stay in the horses systems...
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    Good thoughts JB but......horses only "shed"...

    Good thoughts JB but......horses only "shed" eggs/worm segments during certain phases of the worms lifecycle IN the horse. EX: the phase when they are buried in the horses stomach as in the encysted...
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    Here's my thinking on this.....rotational worming...

    Here's my thinking on this.....rotational worming is still the standard for most horseowners. Regular worming is cheaper than vet bills. Horses are NEVER worm free....worming is NOT...
  19. My PMU's were very "no touchy" when I got them as...

    My PMU's were very "no touchy" when I got them as weanlings and had to be tamed to tolerate ANY touching to begin with. Amazing how each individually grew to "like" or be handled, petted etc. My...
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    Or....give up the wrap and start using a dry...

    Or....give up the wrap and start using a dry powdered wound treatment that just sprays on or squeezes on and makes a "clean scab". No wrap needed.. And most of them prevent proud flesh which...
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    He also wrote "The Man With the Little Bugle"...

    He also wrote "The Man With the Little Bugle" which is also as funny! The players are real people btw. He's a delightful & hilarious person too. I provided him with my fieldhunter to use once when...
  22. Thread: Any skiers?

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    I've always thought horseriders & skiers are very...

    I've always thought horseriders & skiers are very similar. Both love the outdoors, do it in varied terrains & weather, like the challenge and do it best when relaxed and letting the mountain close...
  23. I'd also advocate hunt members donate to their...

    I'd also advocate hunt members donate to their local volunteer fire departments during their pledge drives as a token of support for all they do for injured riders. Sometimes it involves complicated...
  24. Eduardo Coria Training in Marshall. And I...

    Eduardo Coria Training in Marshall. And I recommend a 15.3 black draft X named Ciruela. ;) They do professional livery and go to all local hunts.
    Or.....Hunters Rest of course!
  25. Thank you for sharing this; I'm sure the...

    Thank you for sharing this; I'm sure the foxhunting community wishes her a successful and speedy recovery. There but for the grace of God go any of us. and most of us aren't wearing vests.....Best...
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