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  1. I put the pergolid even in a carrot for my old...

    I put the pergolid even in a carrot for my old guy. He often doesn't eat his grain. Good quality hay, including alfalfa, comprises the majority of our guy's diet. He is not an easy keeper, so he...
  2. Thread: Blanket questions

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    I have Rambo blankets that I bought years ago....

    I have Rambo blankets that I bought years ago. Unfortunately, Rambo does not make the Rambo XL blanket anymore, and that is what fits my boys the best. I only blanket if a horse might get wet and not...
  3. Thread: Heel Pain

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    I would save up the money for the MRI. Then, you...

    I would save up the money for the MRI. Then, you will know what he has and if he needs to be retired.
  4. I would cold hose it if he won't let you irrigate...

    I would cold hose it if he won't let you irrigate with sterile saline. Is he sound on it? If he isn't sound, I would call the vet again.
  5. Get good perimeter fencing so you know your...

    Get good perimeter fencing so you know your horses and dogs are not loose in the road. Have good vehicle access to the barn for easy deliveries. Make feeding, haying and watering as quick and easy as...
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    We have a doe who spends a lot of time in our...

    We have a doe who spends a lot of time in our pasture. All spring and early summer, she left her fawn next to my horse's stall each day. Presumably, he was supposed to babysit and keep the fawn safe...
  7. Poll: Age 3 or 4 is a good time to start talking about...

    Age 3 or 4 is a good time to start talking about sex. At that age, there is no embarrassment and no reluctance to ask questions. Animals are the easiest teachers. If you help kids understand animal...
  8. We did IRAP when our navicular horse was not...

    We did IRAP when our navicular horse was not responding as well to steroid injections. The first time we did it, it worked well for months. The second time, it only worked a short time. IRAP was...
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    Being able to use an Easyboot in dressage is also...

    Being able to use an Easyboot in dressage is also helpful for lost shoes. Sometimes, the event farrier in not immediately available. A boot can be put on to get through dressage, and then you can get...
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    Our contractor advised putting grab rails in our...

    Our contractor advised putting grab rails in our guest bathroom when we remodeled. He said it helps resale.
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    Poll: Many women have the water break but don't start...

    Many women have the water break but don't start contractions right away. As long as it is near the due date and there was nothing scary like the cord coming down or bleeding, you should follow your...
  12. Thread: Lake in turnout

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    My daughter has her pond fenced off from the...

    My daughter has her pond fenced off from the horses during the winter. In the summer, they have access to the pond and love to wade in it.
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    If she is gaining weight, acting normally, and...

    If she is gaining weight, acting normally, and not running fevers, I would wait on the penicillin. I hope you did a blood test/strangles strep equi titer to make sure the other horse in the pasture...
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    Don't be afraid to turn up the heat on the...

    Don't be afraid to turn up the heat on the insurance company. Call the state insurance commission. Talk with the attorney general's office. Google and find out what other people have done to make...
  15. Sassy, my understanding is that the testing for...

    Sassy, my understanding is that the testing for Cushings takes days to come back and often has unclear or borderline results. When an older horses develops laminitis for no obvious reason, Cushings...
  16. We have been through this twice. Horse number 1...

    We have been through this twice. Horse number 1 was about age 20. It took several months before the laminitis diagnosis was made and we started him on Prascend for Cushings. He recovered slowly....
  17. We use the Easy Boot Rx for turnout when we have...

    We use the Easy Boot Rx for turnout when we have lost shoes. They are great, and even fit my big boy's big feet. I am also curious about the Clouds. I might put boots on my guy when I trailer to...
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    I wonder if the vet took vital signs and the...

    I wonder if the vet took vital signs and the owner didn't realize it. A pulse rate can be palpated or counted when the stethoscope is being used to listen to gut sounds. It is easy to do a rectal...
  19. Tpup, VA Tech lists vet tech salaries for one of...

    Tpup, VA Tech lists vet tech salaries for one of the jobs on their website as being between $11 and $26 per hour. I assume that is for Northern Virginia, but it could be for Blacksburg.
  20. Some states do not license vet techs. When...

    Some states do not license vet techs. When unlicensed "techs" are used, pay is usually really low and the skill requirements can be low. In some practices, techs are used to start IVs, draw blood,...
  21. I love my 2014 Sundowner. My previous Sundowner...

    I love my 2014 Sundowner. My previous Sundowner was 12 years old and in good shape, but from the years that had a corrosion problem. My new one has drop down windows, which are wonderful in the...
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    Does he go forward willingly when in the field?...

    Does he go forward willingly when in the field? Do you see him galloping and trotting soundly? If not, I would want to rule out lameness, including laminitis.
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    My 27 year old goes on and off various foods. He...

    My 27 year old goes on and off various foods. He almost always eats alfalfa but is picky about everything else. I feed him anything he wants. Purine Equine Senior is often a favorite. Sometimes he...
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    We have fed Dengie hay to our old and picky guy...

    We have fed Dengie hay to our old and picky guy when he was having trouble maintaining his weight, and wouldn't eat senior grain. It is also wonderful for heaves horses who have mold allergies....
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    We have had Lucerne Farms Dengie stay fresh for...

    We have had Lucerne Farms Dengie stay fresh for months when the bags are unopened and the weather is cool. In this heat and humidity, I would plan to use an open bag in 2 days, or keep it in the air...
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