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    No, no scoping. No vet around here (where we...

    No, no scoping. No vet around here (where we live now) has a scope as far as I know, nor probably knows how to use one if they did. Since the omeprazole works, it's a fore gut ulcer IMO. The colic...
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    This is not unique, it is my situation. I have...

    This is not unique, it is my situation. I have one who gets ulcers every January. Foregut ulcer. Not in training at this time of year, feed change from grazing alfalfa field under the snow (no...
  3. Thread: I have foxes!

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    We have foxes, sometimes. They are timid here,...

    We have foxes, sometimes. They are timid here, but we have some neighbours who have one that plays with their cats. Comes over, and hangs out with the cats, great friends. They originally thought...
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    I think my question would be... What did he do to...

    I think my question would be... What did he do to create this injury in the first place? If the answer is "basically nothing, it just happened without him running around like an idiot", to me that...
  5. Thread: Weekend clinic

    by NancyM
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    Weekend clinic

    Well we had our first h/j/riding clinic of the year this weekend, and it was really a good couple of days, for everyone I think.

    We live kind of "remote" from the hub of the h/j industry, and it...
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    OK Horseman 15, I notice your list does NOT...

    OK Horseman 15, I notice your list does NOT include breeches. C'mon big guy, buy the breeches. I dare ya. Actually, you will like them.

    Your horse sounds super.

    PS don't grip with your...
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    This is my way of looking at things too. I...

    This is my way of looking at things too.

    I appreciate the responses. I will not push the matter, especially now. I will give him time after the last one in gone. It is just that with SO MANY,...
  8. Make sure that both horses have had all four...

    Make sure that both horses have had all four shoes removed before introducing them in together. Less damage, if things that you wish wouldn't happen actually do happen.

    As others have already...
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    Muck boots, wear whatever is waterproof and...

    Muck boots, wear whatever is waterproof and comfortable for barn chores, depending on what barn chores you do.

    Riding boots, I would recommend Ariats, buy some paddock boots. They are called...
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    Slight vent, and a question

    My soft hearted husband is "the dog guy". He loves them so completely, so intensely. He created, trained and ran his own sled dog team, then retired them and kept them ALL as pets. We had 14 dogs...
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    Well, welcome to the insanity! I hope you get...

    Well, welcome to the insanity! I hope you get more responses than just mine. I can't help you with your saddle question because I only ride in old saddles that are not worth much, but I like them...
  12. We did it, 160 acres, perimeter fenced and...

    We did it, 160 acres, perimeter fenced and hayfields/irrigation in when we bought it, but NOTHING else. I couldn't do it again, won't have to do it again. No riding for the first year. Many burn...
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    Calving out first time heifers is way tougher and...

    Calving out first time heifers is way tougher and more risky than older cows. Some breeds of cow calve out easier than others, and require less help. You may need equipment that you do not have...
  14. If she is pregnant, she should not be starting to...

    If she is pregnant, she should not be starting to bag up and/or express anything yet. If she is pregnant, to do this now would indicate probable problems, abnormality. Whether pregnant or not,...
  15. I love that feeling too. Bursting pride of...

    I love that feeling too. Bursting pride of satisfaction and appreciation of a brilliant performance, when it is a first time and the "jumps" are tiny.

    My greenie news of the day is that he got...
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    I had one once who I thought was afraid of water....

    I had one once who I thought was afraid of water. But, as it turned out, he was actually afraid of the water/land interface. Which meant, when I took him to the lake to work on his resistance to go...
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    I have one!!!! But I don't take his picture at...

    I have one!!!! But I don't take his picture at this time of year. Why would I? Liver chestnut TB gelding. Home grown. And his mother was JUST THE SAME colour, and just the same hair. They hang...
  18. If the break is high (close to the knee) surgery...

    If the break is high (close to the knee) surgery is not normally done. It leaves the bearing surface of the knee too unstable. If the break is low, the tip of the splint bone is often not fused to...
  19. Thread: The Rearer

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    I don't quite know what you are looking for here?...

    I don't quite know what you are looking for here? Advice?

    Some horses are prone to be individuals who are likely to rear if things are not going the way they think they should. This one is one...
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    I agree with Halt Near X. I've had horses who...

    I agree with Halt Near X. I've had horses who have been very valuable. They have not been horses that I paid a lot for, mostly home bred, or purchased as weanlings or yearlings, and increased...
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    In Canada, you can try Equine Choice for hind gut...

    In Canada, you can try Equine Choice for hind gut problems. B vitamins, yeast, and protease enzyme. Sometimes it works well, depending on exactly what the hind gut problem may be. May not be...
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    Well I took my gelding in to the vet clinic to...

    Well I took my gelding in to the vet clinic to have his teeth floated. When sedated, a purple lump was evident on his lower lip, as the lip started to hang. I noticed it, and brought it to the...
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    An old TB racehorse name that has stuck with...

    An old TB racehorse name that has stuck with me... "Maharesred". It was by Mahares. It was chestnut.
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    THis works. However, the mixture is cayenne,...

    THis works. However, the mixture is cayenne, water AND a squirt of soap. The soap makes it go on smooth, and stick better. You can use the bandages multiple times and the cayenne will stay on, and...
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    If she has not yet fully learned the difference...

    If she has not yet fully learned the difference between being a racehorse and being a riding horse, taking her for a gallop can get you a whole lot more horse than you had bargained for. eg she may...
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