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    Was simply saying it tongue and cheek but if you...

    Was simply saying it tongue and cheek but if you read it as a typo no harm done as you seem to get the meaning of my words. And yes most management but not all management choices are pretty simple...
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    Funny I always thought being a horseman involved...

    Funny I always thought being a horseman involved simple observation and scrutiny especially when using a different product. I did not like what happens to the hoof wall on a couple horses after using...
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    Strain- By the number of nails that damaged the...

    Strain- By the number of nails that damaged the hoof wall as they loosen vs when shod without bubble pads. Test group is limited to 3-4 crappy footed horse as they were the only ones that get shod...
  4. Teeth are the 1st thing to look at again. He is...

    Teeth are the 1st thing to look at again. He is at the age they start getting loose teeth and missing teeth. Infection....even get the hint of infection starting can back them off chewing time. A...
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    I do not like the bubble pad either. Too much...

    I do not like the bubble pad either. Too much flexion and strain on the hoof.

    We have not had much snow this winter. I just had the boys reset a week or so ago and decided snow pads not needed. Of...
  6. Thread: Abscess

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    Yes. Suggest you have an x-ray. They are no fun...

    Yes. Suggest you have an x-ray. They are no fun when really deep.
  7. I'll second the red raspberry leaves. Barn is...

    I'll second the red raspberry leaves. Barn is just quieter when the mares are cycling if they get their rr leaves.
  8. I have resorted to nailing the shoes on my...

    I have resorted to nailing the shoes on my husbands horse for the farrier. Farriers tend not to believe me. But he will allow anyone to trim the hoof and shape the shoe etc. But once you start...
  9. Really not that much feed for a hard keeper. My...

    Really not that much feed for a hard keeper. My hard keeper would likely lose wt during winter on this amount of feed too.

    Suggestions other than mentioned...

    1) slowly increase oil to 2 cups...
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    You would have to PM those on this thread that...

    You would have to PM those on this thread that are getting an Rx to get docs names. Or start a conversation with your own doctor. I am not taking it....yet. Just started this thread cuz I wanted to...
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    Frustrating as heck when the paw or pose finally...

    Frustrating as heck when the paw or pose finally progresses to really bad table manners too.

    I have one arab cross mare that wanted to stick her foot in her feed as part of this ritual. Being so...
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    Could be something to it. But I owed a gelding...

    Could be something to it. But I owed a gelding that lived just shy of 30yrs that made a creaky sound always. He never took a bad step in his life. Even in rough country. He was the toughest horse we...
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    pentosan polysulfate

    pentosan polysulfate
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    That is a good question without an easy answer. ...

    That is a good question without an easy answer.

    Look at the test ranges on grass hay at this link....
    http://www.equi-analytical.com/CommonFeedProfiles/GetResults.asp

    then look at nutrient...
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    The last set of cashels I purchased did not last....

    The last set of cashels I purchased did not last. I admit my Morgan mares are tuff on stuff....especially when feed is involved. But this group of 3 bags I purchased lasted only a couple weeks....
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    The ratios of zinc to copper are not well...

    The ratios of zinc to copper are not well established, but yes in general between the ratio's you listed is thought good.

    I however live on high molybdenum soils. High enough that Cu defiency in...
  17. Likely pretty high with oats and barley the 1st 2...

    Likely pretty high with oats and barley the 1st 2 ingredients. You would have to contact them directly.
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    The EZ feeder does not hold up to horses that are...

    The EZ feeder does not hold up to horses that are abusive to it. But lasts for horse gentle on it like seniors (well some seniors...not my old Chip).

    The second bag does not hold up at all. I use...
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    Yes, he can fade to any color in the rainow and...

    Yes, he can fade to any color in the rainow and still be a handsome dude!
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    What about your hay? Do you have test info on it...

    What about your hay? Do you have test info on it that you can stick into Excel and look at the bottom line?

    Likely he is a dark bay unless he has 2 brown parents.
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    Are you keeping an eye on zinc, copper, the zinc...

    Are you keeping an eye on zinc, copper, the zinc to copper ratio, VitA, methonine, and omega's in your horses balanced ration?

    Suggest you google these terms and also "chelated minerals" and...
  22. You would have to contact them directly to...

    You would have to contact them directly to discuss the formulation and production.

    I have never personally used their feeds cuz I mix my own. But as I said the hubby speaks highly of them. Tho...
  23. Have you checked out Tribute feeds made by...

    Have you checked out Tribute feeds made by Kalmbach? They have pretty good selection to pick from.

    http://www.kalmbachfeeds.com/Equine.html

    My hubby has biz dealing frequently (different...
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    Not the best pics. How long after the trim were...

    Not the best pics. How long after the trim were these taken?

    Was fall/early winter turnout wet or dry? Or back and forth?
  25. I am sorry about your friends horse. Sometimes...

    I am sorry about your friends horse. Sometimes for such big strong creatures they sure are fragile.

    Honestly I have less issue with horses being stupid about things outside than inside. Anytime I...
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