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    Alfalfa pellet question

    Barn owner's recent delivery of hay - quality is not so good. Pastures are drying up due to lack of rain in our area (usually pastures are very good). BO wants to supplement with alfalfa pellets. I...
  2. Thread: Hay cubes

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    Hay cubes

    I am thinking of adding hay cubes to gelding's diet. Should i feed wet or dry? Have heard opinions on both ways. Also, it seems like after the bag is open, the cubes get rock hard. Please give me...
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    Chiropractic & the Aged Horse

    GoodMorning
    Two days ago, my 27 yr old retired TBx hunter showed short stride/hip hike in RH. Came out of stall like this in morning, not sure if he came in from pasture with it the night before. He...
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    You gotta love a guy with a great sense of humor!

    You gotta love a guy with a great sense of humor!
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    No, I never said I bought him. He was for sale,...

    No, I never said I bought him. He was for sale, we went to look at him, rode him and then took him on trial. Noticed the short stride RH from the beginning. While under our care, we brought in the 2...
  6. Thread: So now what?

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    I agree with cayuse. There is someone out there...

    I agree with cayuse. There is someone out there who he would be perfect for. An older barn friend recently bought an "on again off again" gelding that she rides maybe once or twice a week and loves...
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    First vet suggested ringbone in RF (feeling the...

    First vet suggested ringbone in RF (feeling the joint)and with flexing fetlock joint having limited range of motion and holding the flex, then trot off. The RH fetlock is larger also and he was off...
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    OTTB recently retired from racing-update

    Sad to say after 2 vet exams (we decided to get a second opinion -thats how much we liked him) it was told to us (by both) that the 4 yr old we had on trial had ringbone in front and most probably...
  9. looks like a little ZZ Top action imo haha

    looks like a little ZZ Top action imo haha
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    Vet suggested bute for a few days. We plan to...

    Vet suggested bute for a few days. We plan to check again next week when temps should be rising. It is 5 outside now with windchill of -15. so in the meantime, I will keep checking this post.
    I...
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    VCT- vet did the exam. Horse is slightly...

    VCT-
    vet did the exam. Horse is slightly shorter strided on RH. The RH showed 2/5 after 1.5 min flexion. He did trot out of it but is still slightly short. Vet will come back for xrays should I...
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    Responding to above post- Horse (for sale now)...

    Responding to above post-
    Horse (for sale now) is lovely with good temperment, nice size,very nice mover, good form free lunged over small jump. Ridden 3x since off track.Not much t/o due to frozen...
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    Not lame, a bit short strided on RH under saddle...

    Not lame, a bit short strided on RH under saddle when ridden a few days before. After last flexions with trot off is when it was obvious. As you can tell, I would like this to work out and having no...
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    No xrays done at the time. Range of motion flexes...

    No xrays done at the time. Range of motion flexes in crossties,then lunge line,then free lunge, then flexions again with trot off. At the end is when something showed. I have owned older ones but...
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    I guess my question is- are there some...

    I guess my question is- are there some "unsoundnesses" or "note quite rights" seen when horses come off the track that fade away with more time. I'm not talking real lameness but sore on one side?...
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    OTTB recently retired from racing question

    4 yr ottb retired late Dec. Not quite right on one side after flexions. Couple of missteps then ok. Rides better than free lunges. Barely any turnout with only a few rides since retired.Can there be ...
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    I saw him at a show in Syracuse over the summer...

    I saw him at a show in Syracuse over the summer and thought to myself "that pony looks like El Nino- nah couldn't be". But it was- looking great!
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    I agree with sell. He is very marketable now and...

    I agree with sell. He is very marketable now and you already have interest.A few years ago, we had a 12 yr old with a good 3' record we thought about selling but decided not to. If I could have a...
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    Thanks for suggestion. Took it for a short spin &...

    Thanks for suggestion. Took it for a short spin & the electrical works, tires are holding air. So far, so good.
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    Dancing Arab I pm'ed you Needs new tires for...

    Dancing Arab I pm'ed you

    Needs new tires for sure. Going to hitch up to truck to see what else works/ needs work
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    Opinions Needed about Old Trailer

    Have a 1995 Valley 2 Horse steel that has been sitting in my barn unused for almost 10 yrs. Bought it new when we did local shows, then used commercial transport. Its practically rust free inside &...
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    Ditto the Danskos. Tough enough but look good too.

    Ditto the Danskos. Tough enough but look good too.
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    I have an old Rodney Jenkins VHS tape about...

    I have an old Rodney Jenkins VHS tape about hunters & jumpers and one of the things he emphasizes (for an amateur) is "you gotta like the ride- that's 100% the deal"
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    HA Solution with Yucca question

    I currently give my 26 yr old 2 oz of HA solution which is 100 mg HA per oz.I recently found another HA solution having 300mg per oz but it also contains Yucca. I'm wondering about the Yucca since he...
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    IIRC, Campbell was made by Whitman. Whitman brand...

    IIRC, Campbell was made by Whitman. Whitman brand maker of higher end saddleseat saddles. I had a 21" Campbell adjustable stirrup bar saddle (flat seat)that I used on a 5 gaited saddlebred I leased...
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