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  1. With cellulitis that is not responding to...

    With cellulitis that is not responding to antibiotics, the regional perfusion is the answer if there is one. Had to go that route on one of mine recently but he is only 5 and insured so the decision...
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    I found the combination of a Bates close contact...

    I found the combination of a Bates close contact with the gullet system and a Mattes half pad with appropriate shims very useful for the years my young horses were changing shape all the time. No...
  3. I am working with my first donkey -- a spotted...

    I am working with my first donkey -- a spotted mini jennet -- and they are really rather fascinating! Donkeys actually seem sort of complicated. Mine's last home was lovely but there is abuse in...
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    I had to put a wonderful old horse down last...

    I had to put a wonderful old horse down last week. My vet uses a mix which is basically what they would get prior to surgery -- ketamine, valium. They are down and out long before the euthanasia...
  5. Cosequin ASU and/or Hyalun 90.

    Cosequin ASU and/or Hyalun 90.
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    I honestly think the opposite is true. A touch...

    I honestly think the opposite is true. A touch of Ace to steady your horse -- and I mean less that 1cc -- will settle them enough to pay attention to where they put their feet. Much safer!! The...
  7. This is a very good suggestion! Don't feel...

    This is a very good suggestion! Don't feel guilty that it did not work out...you solved some major issues and gave him a chance to do the job he loves again. I have a number of horses, most of whom...
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    My horses are fine with turkey, fox, deer, bear,...

    My horses are fine with turkey, fox, deer, bear, motorcycles, bicycles, runners, trucks, the school bus, barking dogs and pretty much anything that happens while we are hacking but every spring when...
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    Earplugs are your friends :) !!

    Earplugs are your friends :) !!
  10. I have one horse who pulls front shoes all the...

    I have one horse who pulls front shoes all the time when he is barefoot behind and never when he is shod all around. The small weight difference changes the timing of his step and the hind foot is...
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    I have unfortunately had two occasions to get a...

    I have unfortunately had two occasions to get a mortality payout. The full payout was made in both cases -- one five figures and one six figures -- one with Hallmark and one with Great American. ...
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    [QUOTE=bornfreenowexpensive;7569205]Perhaps not a...

    [QUOTE=bornfreenowexpensive;7569205]Perhaps not a popular answer but how about some chemical assistance? You are not competing. He is a broke horse. Honestly, you are not likely going to "fix" him....
  13. Hunting is fun!! Most horses, given a slow...

    Hunting is fun!! Most horses, given a slow introduction and time to figure it out, enjoy the camaraderie as much as we do. Hunt trail rides, walk hounds, do not expect to do anything but putter...
  14. As a parent why would you not use your resources...

    As a parent why would you not use your resources to provide your kids with the right tools…be it a horse, a car, an education, etc? My daughters always sat on the best partner I could afford for...
  15. Brookledge has done a super job for me a bunch of...

    Brookledge has done a super job for me a bunch of times…Va to Ocala and Aiken. Really took great care of the horses!
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    Pay attention to this one!! Had an old mustang...

    Pay attention to this one!! Had an old mustang pony with a crooked knee -- sweet, saintly little fellow my young son adored -- occasionally gave him a gram of bute when the knee seemed to bother him...
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    Hands down! Clydetta Poe Talbot -- no one does it...

    Hands down! Clydetta Poe Talbot -- no one does it as well as she does!! Her barn is off Springs Road just south of Warrenton.
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    Absolutely, anytime a horse falls for whatever...

    Absolutely, anytime a horse falls for whatever reason we -- and all the horse's connections -- need to pay close attention. And anyone who might ever sit on that horse around a XC country course...
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    One of the horses I hunt has an old splint that...

    One of the horses I hunt has an old splint that would be a mounting block if it were on the outside of his leg so he always works in boots. I hunt him in either the Woof double lock brushing boots...
  20. It is a struggle to stay fit and trim as we get...

    It is a struggle to stay fit and trim as we get older. May 1 I brought my homebred mare home from the trainer who has done a wonderful job bringing her along. But the mare was born very windswept...
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    It so depends upon the instructor and how you...

    It so depends upon the instructor and how you work the circle...can be the circle of hell or yoga for horses...a perfect circle is a very hard thing to do and once you have that all the rest of your...
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    Given what so many serving in the military...

    Given what so many serving in the military sacrifice for the rest of us, it would seem appropriate for the BO to release this nice man from any obligation beyond the days his horses are actually in...
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    I've been thinking a lot about whether I should...

    I've been thinking a lot about whether I should be eventing, hunting etc due to advancing age and old injuries which led to an educational chat with my doc a couple of weeks ago. I have two stable...
  24. Excellent suggestion DW, have done so :) !! ...

    Excellent suggestion DW, have done so :) !!

    KellyS, every disaster I know of makes me rethink my plans for my horses because if there is one thing I have learned is that even when you do...
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    She is very soft in the mouth and I just need a...

    She is very soft in the mouth and I just need a Myler plain snaffle...and it is almost too much bit at times. But she is very quiet and happy in a crowd and gallops on a loose rein. Only thing that...
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