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    That is great to know.... I have wondered...

    That is great to know.... I have wondered especially about acupuncture.

    Also given the asymmetry in his hindquarters I'd love to know what I can do to better rehab him. I'm guessing someone who...
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    Thanks for asking, JB. :) A couple of vets and...

    Thanks for asking, JB. :)

    A couple of vets and lots of diagnostics later, we did find a significant muscle tear. He also has an old pelvis fracture and some asymmetry. No fresh fracture.
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  3. Thank you guys!! OP, I'm a professional...

    Thank you guys!!

    OP, I'm a professional graphic designer/art director and have been freelancing exclusively for some years now. I'm definitely a horse addict.... ;) Feel free to shoot me a PM...
  4. FM I am really sorry this happened to you!! But...

    FM I am really sorry this happened to you!! But very glad you did not sustain worse injuries. How scary.

    Might be worth a trip back to your doc if you are noticing a crackling feeling when you...
  5. A friend of mine leased horses to this woman a...

    A friend of mine leased horses to this woman a few years ago. At the time she said she was coaching a college team. No idea if that was true or not.... but in any case, the horses returned from...
  6. I'd probably just let it lie..... we are in such...

    I'd probably just let it lie..... we are in such a small horsey community.... enjoy your lovely new boy, maybe go light on the FB posts for awhile regarding any under saddle work you are doing with...
  7. Oh gosh, this gives me hope.......

    Oh gosh, this gives me hope.... Congratulations!!!!

    My horse is currently on stall rest for a suspected pelvic fracture. Vet thinks it is "hairline" but still. :(

    I'd love to hear more about...
  8. I'd be curious to find out too what is the norm...

    I'd be curious to find out too what is the norm for eventers.... I worked at a hunter barn where most of the horses were not jumped more than 1-2x a week, and rarely above 2'6-3' (even the Big Eq...
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    Stuart Horse Trials

    I was supposed to go spectate today, but ended up staying home to care for my two sick kids and my lame horse. (When it rains, it pours. ;) ) Any COTHers there, either competing or watching? Bonus...
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    Yeah, and, this is a horse that really doesn't...

    Yeah, and, this is a horse that really doesn't spook. In the 6 months I've owned him, he has never spooked with me on him.

    I don't really know for sure what the deal is or what may or may not...
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    Yep.... she called me earlier today and said she...

    Yep.... she called me earlier today and said she talked to him this morning. They are in agreement it is likely a pelvic fracture. He's gonna come up and ultrasound, sometime in the next week, but...
  12. I'd think it'd be really expensive. I pay about...

    I'd think it'd be really expensive. I pay about $15 for a jar of it (the size of a peanut butter jar.)
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    Okkkkk maybe not a muscle tear. :( Friday night...

    Okkkkk maybe not a muscle tear. :( Friday night he went down and could not get back up-- couldn't use the leg to push off of. Once I did get him on his feet, he could bear weight but not use the...
  14. Holy cr@p CC...... I just cannot fathom this kind...

    Holy cr@p CC...... I just cannot fathom this kind of cruelty/evil. :( There are no words. That poor baby. :no:
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    Thanks all for the responses. The vet was out...

    Thanks all for the responses. The vet was out again this morning to check on him. The swelling is starting to recede, thank goodness. He's still quite lame. He has a dent on his butt developing...
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    Thanks a bunch, ToTheNines, that's really helpful...

    Thanks a bunch, ToTheNines, that's really helpful and encouraging. Sounds very similar to what my guy has going on, minus the infection.

    We are also using Surpass, and I've been hosing as have...
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    Muscle tear in hindquarters?

    My lovely gelding was on a walking trail ride last week, spooked a bit, and immediately went seriously lame on the left hind. Vet came out the next morning and there was no obvious swelling, but he...
  18. I believe the recent scores were from an Amateur...

    I believe the recent scores were from an Amateur division. So even she hasn't had her status changed yet by USEF shouldn't she be showing in the open division?

    I have no dog in this fight other...
  19. This. x100. And yeah people DO CARE.......

    This. x100.

    And yeah people DO CARE.... even if pro and friends do not.... because THE REST OF US HAVE TO (AND DO) FOLLOW THE RULE(s).
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    Thanks guys for the great information so far. ...

    Thanks guys for the great information so far. Despite all my years in horses, I've not done any hauling myself and so I feel like total dummy.... I appreciate the thoughtful responses.

    MSJ...
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    Trailers and Towing for Dummies

    Seriously, I know nothing about trailers.... but am considering buying one. I have a 16.1 gelding that is a seasoned traveler and well mannered. We would primarily be going short distances for...
  22. I was surprised when the website, FB page, etc....

    I was surprised when the website, FB page, etc. all went up earlier this year....

    So found it doubly puzzling that said person had gone through a lot of effort to present themselves as a pro,...
  23. He is the most perfect pony. I nearly quit...

    He is the most perfect pony. I nearly quit horses last year after my mare went out on lease and was returned in horrific condition.... It was the ultimate nightmare and just totally crushed my faith...
  24. Exactly. Makes no sense!

    Exactly. Makes no sense!
  25. I get the feeling USEF won't really do anything...

    I get the feeling USEF won't really do anything about it, which perhaps pisses me off the most. :( Maybe it was an honest mistake, regardless, if you are making a living as a professional, you...
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