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  1. You can certainly store cooked oats in the fridge...

    You can certainly store cooked oats in the fridge for a few days- be warned some horses won't eat fridge-cold food. (Whaaaaaaaaaat? says da pony.) I've hit overnight-soaked, cold beet pulp/alfalfa...
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    Good for you for recognizing that a feed person...

    Good for you for recognizing that a feed person who hawks a brand of feed or supplement can give, however unintentionally, suspect advice. In one of my favorite dog books is the line "Praise from a...
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    Also, check the label on this pelleted grain. I...

    Also, check the label on this pelleted grain. I just checked a friend's feed, first ingredient was wheat midds...
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    Some of those anhidrosis horses really cope- a...

    Some of those anhidrosis horses really cope- a black one did Tevis. Rider carries a sponge and a water bottle, pats the horse with water, never ever stops in sun, tarrys in the shade. t's probably an...
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    It's summer- have you considered a sheepskin on...

    It's summer- have you considered a sheepskin on your saddle and going in running shorts? No chafe (honest, I rode all of Tevis in running shorts and sneakers), plus it's super quick to pee on the...
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    It's hard to see from those pics but from what I...

    It's hard to see from those pics but from what I can see, his weight is all right. How old is he?
    Hill longing can be a terrific builder, as can that high fat feed.
    Maybe someone else can ride him...
  7. You've found his maximum intake volume, so have...

    You've found his maximum intake volume, so have to increase the energy density to supply enough calories to allow this thin horse the hard work you're planning next month. Fat is the answer, with...
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    Not a great pic, but it looks like a jack...

    Not a great pic, but it looks like a jack sore--much more common in donkeys, caused by a parasite (off the top of my head, usually draschia or habromaniasis, but there is a third nematode family that...
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    Long soaks will increase microbial growth,...

    Long soaks will increase microbial growth, especially in warm temps--so it matters if you're in a Phoenix-like climate or not...

    Here are a couple of good studies on that included very long soaks:...
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    A full sheepskin cuts the slip factor and...

    A full sheepskin cuts the slip factor and increases the comfort factor remarkably!
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    So sorry your youngster is having this problem....

    So sorry your youngster is having this problem. You don't say how young, but there was a pretty interesting study that showed an impressive percentage of foals w/ ulcers. Things can get out of hand....
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    Here are a couple of things about the...

    Here are a couple of things about the supplemental feed you're considering that jump out when compared to a horse's needs: 1) the copper:zinc ratio is upside down; 2) the lysine is grossly...
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    You're doing good management, it sounds like. The...

    You're doing good management, it sounds like. The more turnout the better.

    Assuming the compression sleeve is the right size, a thin plastic bag on the hoof will help you slide it over the hoof...
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    It's worth trying. Maybe take a look at the Ghost...

    It's worth trying. Maybe take a look at the Ghost saddles. Marlene is terrific to work w/ - makes demo'ing easy and much more than fair....
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    This.

    This.
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    Horses don't have gall bladders but it's a...

    Horses don't have gall bladders but it's a non-issue, as they secrete bile into their digestive systems from their livers. A max oil dose of 1ml/kg of body weight means that the average horse can...
  17. Hay in slow feed nets would keep her occupied...

    Hay in slow feed nets would keep her occupied far, far longer than pellets. It is how she was built to eat. There's no indication at all for grain in what you're describing. Consider how much less...
  18. It's worth reading up on them. Here's a great...

    It's worth reading up on them. Here's a great place to start:
    http://www.doctorramey.com/index.php?s=laser
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    Yeps. What The Rook said.

    Yeps. What The Rook said.
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    You may already have this figured out. If he was...

    You may already have this figured out. If he was imprinted with rough training, he has a default to tension with some physical touches. You can work with it. I bought a four-year-old who told me...
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    "Clover slobbers" is caused by a fungal infection...

    "Clover slobbers" is caused by a fungal infection on the clover, not by the clover. The fungus usually flourishes under warm, moist conditions. When pastures dry out, the fungus no longer flourishes....
  22. OK, Keg, for hard numbers: the average...

    OK, Keg, for hard numbers: the average maintenance (which assumes she's not in significant work) crude protein requirement for adult horse weighing 1,300 pounds (hey, she's drafty) is 26.8 ounces, of...
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    First of all, your horse has cute down pat....

    First of all, your horse has cute down pat. Congratulations on acquiring him. Hope you two have many miles and the rest of his years together.

    Re his belly, it really just looks like weight gain...
  24. Bothe the product listing and the Bell study of...

    Bothe the product listing and the Bell study of MVP 6-way do not list ingredients, much less their quantity, so we cannot be sure from this info whether or not your mare can get lysine there--given...
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    Could someone else put hay in a slow feed net for...

    Could someone else put hay in a slow feed net for you? Then your new mini could have free choice forage. At 34", you may be able to weigh her by walking in to your local vet with a lobby scale that...
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