The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: gallopinggram

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Okay, sorry I didn't update sooner! Sophie, my...

    Okay, sorry I didn't update sooner!

    Sophie, my mare, went to New Bolton on Monday (10/26) and was examined by an army of doctors, interns, and students. They were very interested in her case, as...
  2. Well (in case anyone is following this thread) ...

    Well (in case anyone is following this thread)

    Maresy is on her way to New Bolton on Monday morning for some additional tests. We will have to fast her in case the vet wants to scope her stomach,...
  3. Too Much Spit! Hoping someone has and idea of what is going on with my mare

    Here's the story:

    16yo draft cross mare, ridden 3-4 times a week WTC and low jumps. In the last 2,3 years she has started dropping large volumes of saliva (gross). The little kids who ride at...
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    574

    I had a complete surprise hysterectomy about 8...

    I had a complete surprise hysterectomy about 8 year ago. I went in for a less invasive procedure, but doctor consulted my hubby and he gave consent to go ahead and do the hysterectomy. I had an 11"...
  5. Replies
    8
    Views
    714

    My barn is looking for a few new boarders - Saw...

    My barn is looking for a few new boarders - Saw Horse Farm in Hunterstown, PA. It is located near Gettysburg PA. It is primarily H/J barn, but I do dressage. They allow outside trainers (must be...
  6. Replies
    2
    Views
    266

    When I was riding in ansurs, I always used roma...

    When I was riding in ansurs, I always used roma ecole dressage pads. They have a 25" length and decent drop, and wear like iron. They are pretty cheap too!
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    844

    Thanks for the replies! arlosmine, I really...

    Thanks for the replies!

    arlosmine, I really liked the "hissing" idea, that works for me.

    btdt, that's a little further along in our training, but I am going to save that paragraph for the...
  8. Replies
    14
    Views
    844

    pushing out or sucking in?

    I know there is someone on this forum who can answer this!

    My last instructor had me constantly "engaging" my abs, sucking in, pulling my belly button toward my spine, when I am riding. My...
  9. Thanks Mike, love it!

    Thanks Mike, love it!
  10. porpoising?

    I read with interest the list of "ugly" behaviors by meupatdoes, but was wondering what porpoising is? And wondered if I might add spooking to the list. When I first started asking for more contact...
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    910

    I am also chiming in to share - I had one of the...

    I am also chiming in to share - I had one of the original ansurs, and liked it, but my mare is so broad that I needed something with more of a twist feel. I bought an ansur excel and couldn't be...
  12. Replies
    11
    Views
    925

    Thanks to all for the replies, we are pursuing...

    Thanks to all for the replies, we are pursuing the reflocking. I've never done this before, so, is there anything I should be aware of when I talk to the saddle pro? This saddle does NOT need to...
  13. Replies
    11
    Views
    925

    flair panels?

    Here's the story:

    I scored a very inexpensive older County Competitor saddle today from a Craigslist listing. It had tubes coming from both panels (which were very flat) and the tubes were...
  14. Just an update, if anyone is still following this...

    Just an update, if anyone is still following this thread...

    Had my trainer out, and we used one of those lungeing attachments (you know, the v shaped thingy that attaches to both bit rings). No...
  15. Ok, can I bring y'all home with me to help with...

    Ok, can I bring y'all home with me to help with my mare?!

    ideayoda - Trying to get the lateral flexibility - not longitudinal flexion - and relaxation in the jaw. She gets tense and does a LOT...
  16. Thanks for some very thoughtful responses....

    Thanks for some very thoughtful responses.
    Yesterday, after the running away incidents, I rode her for about 1/2 hour w/ no problems FWIW.

    I lunge her with the line over her poll snapped to the...
  17. Help! My horse has learned how to get away from me while lungeing!

    Yes, my draft x mare has finally learned that if she wants to quit, she can.

    Here's the story - we recently moved her to my daughter's farm, no arena, no round pen, but a nice flat paddock of...
  18. abv1269: There are many more of us out there...

    abv1269:

    There are many more of us out there than you know. Try a search for si joint pain!

    I recently had another joint injection, and things have calmed down a bit. The steroid joint...
  19. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,265

    newt - I don't know how old you are, but when I...

    newt - I don't know how old you are, but when I was starting the perimenopause roller coaster, I had some episodes like that. Most notably a family reunion where I was staying with my sister on Long...
  20. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,113

    cabbage?

    Cabbage, whoda thunk it!

    Caballo, just read your reply, very interesting - I was wondering if you have used this on ulcery horses with success.
  21. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,113

    I wish I could have videotaped it! She hasn't...

    I wish I could have videotaped it!

    She hasn't been doing it now for a few days (yeah!), so I don't know if I could. I will do my best to describe:

    Eating hay out of a net in stall, she...
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,113

    Well, I read everything I could find about...

    Well, I read everything I could find about shivers, and I don't see anything like that in my mare. No problem backing, no lifting hinds w/ trembling, no problems with farrier. I'm not ruling it out...
  23. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,113

    Thanks guys, I'm taking her off the ration...

    Thanks guys,

    I'm taking her off the ration balancer.

    Does epsm present symptoms like this? I thought it was more of a tying up - refusal to move kinda thing.

    She has had ulcers in the...
  24. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,113

    involuntary kicking?

    I thought I would invoke the wisdom of COTH here...

    My 13 yo draft cross mare has had some strange episodes lately, as if kicking at imaginary flies. It happens mostly in her hinds, but sometimes...
  25. Yes, I am currently doing PT for an SI joint...

    Yes, I am currently doing PT for an SI joint problem. I think the general consensus is to strengthen the muscles, ligaments around the joint.

    These are what seem to help me:

    1) Lying on your...
Results 1 to 25 of 90
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4