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  1. Thread: Hoof Issues

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    What about a cycle of glue ons and then go back...

    What about a cycle of glue ons and then go back to regular shoes? Some horses need to have the hoof grow out before there is an area of good hoof for the nails. Glue ons are expensive but often...
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    Read the County's online rules very carefully....

    Read the County's online rules very carefully. Your realtor may have suggestions. In my daughter's county, you need ?8 animals of one species to qualify or can sell hay to qualify. Her 3 horses, 4...
  3. Make sure you can get owner's title insurance as...

    Make sure you can get owner's title insurance as well as title insurance for the lender if you are borrowing. Your contract should say something about them delivering good title.
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    He should be fine. I think having it done at a...

    He should be fine. I think having it done at a clinic is a good idea. It is better to do it there instead of out in the blazing sun in a field full of flies.
  5. Wonderful!

    Wonderful!
  6. Thread: Multi-use trails

    by AKB
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    If the trails are wide, it is much easier to...

    If the trails are wide, it is much easier to share. Narrow trails make passing difficult.
  7. Thread: Picky hay eater

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    What about Lucerne Farms Dengie or Standlee...

    What about Lucerne Farms Dengie or Standlee compressed alfalfa? We have added those to the diet and had good weight gain. Neither needs soaking. We have also had good luck with soaked beet pulp and...
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    When our (then) young guy had warts, they did go...

    When our (then) young guy had warts, they did go away without treatment. It took several months for them to resolve.
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    Cavallo simple boots are easy to put on and seem...

    Cavallo simple boots are easy to put on and seem to mold to the foot shape. Check with Cavallo to see if they will work for you.
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    Our old guy had navicular and laminitis starting...

    Our old guy had navicular and laminitis starting at age 18. His X Rays were normal. The laminitis was controlled after he started Prascend tablets for Cushings. Special shoeing helped for years but...
  11. Thread: Multi-use trails

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    We often ride the C and O Canal trail near Point...

    We often ride the C and O Canal trail near Point of Rocks. Sharing the trail works very well except when the trail is crowded on weekends and holidays.
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    My daughter had a job interview with a...

    My daughter had a job interview with a pharmaceutical company. She was offered a fully funded spot in an emerging infectious diseases PhD program but went to vet school.
  13. Thread: When is Helmet Day

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    Usually all of the common brands are discounted.

    Usually all of the common brands are discounted.
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    My picky eater will eat a cup of the McCauley's...

    My picky eater will eat a cup of the McCauley's M10 balancer cubes with a cup of Purina Ultium. We tried a lot of different feeds before we ended up with that. He will, of course, eat oats and...
  15. Thread: Lame?

    by AKB
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    She looks lame in both fronts to me. Maybe she...

    She looks lame in both fronts to me. Maybe she just needs shoes or maybe navicular or laminitis. I would not buy her.
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    So sorry. Breeding is tough. There are lots of...

    So sorry. Breeding is tough. There are lots of happy stories, but so many sad stories.
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    We had hind laminitis, probably relating to...

    We had hind laminitis, probably relating to eating hay cubes that were contaminated with the weed, hoary alyssum. He had 8 days of fever, swelling on his abdomen, nosebleeds, and eventually front...
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    Playland Farm in Union Bridge has good care and a...

    Playland Farm in Union Bridge has good care and a beautiful indoor.
  19. Where in Virginia are you located? NCState has...

    Where in Virginia are you located? NCState has done a lot of uveitis research. If distance is not a problem, I would probably go to NC State or the University of Florida. Definitely see an...
  20. Thread: dog with torn ACL

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    How big is she? I have always heard that bigger...

    How big is she? I have always heard that bigger dogs are more likely to reinjure the leg after surgery. I am not sure I would put a 9 year old dog through surgery. It is sometimes better to let it...
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    Talk with the Muscular Dystrophy Association....

    Talk with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. They may have support groups and knowledge about academic centers that are researching treatments. There are a lot of advances in treatment with other...
  22. I like the Fleeceworks sheepskin better than...

    I like the Fleeceworks sheepskin better than Mattes. I am also a fan of Thinline pads for my horses. I do think you need the bigger pad, rather than having to change the type of pad.
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    Grace, I have to disagree with you on the value...

    Grace, I have to disagree with you on the value of clean tack. Some eventers work a lot of hours. If you are working 60 hours per week, riding the horse takes priority, in my mind, over cleaning...
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    Post a photo. I am assuming the swelling is not...

    Post a photo. I am assuming the swelling is not over a tendon?
  25. Doodles, I have always found Morven Park to be...

    Doodles, I have always found Morven Park to be comparable to or cheaper than the local vets.
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