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    Thanks, everyone. It's interesting to hear the...

    Thanks, everyone. It's interesting to hear the responses and to see what confirms the thoughts I had and what didn't. Honestly I'm not sure the longe is something he's ready for right now, except for...
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    bringing a REALLY fat horse back into work

    So I know there have been a ton of threads on here with suggestions for bringing a horse back into work. Intervals, etc. I have read some, plan to read more.

    I'm about to start working with a...
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    He gets a rawhide roll after dinner... he has us...

    He gets a rawhide roll after dinner... he has us trained so well.
    Will have to check the calories in that and re-do the math.
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    Thanks, everyone! I am pretty sure he's not...

    Thanks, everyone!

    I am pretty sure he's not getting treats beyond the one rawhide daily that we give him. And the "cup" we are using is a 1/4c. measuring cup... so we're definitely giving the...
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    older dog - weight management

    So, I have an 8 y/o male lab with arthritis. He was just neutered at age 6, right at the same time we discovered his arthritis, and we've been struggling with his weight since then.

    Currently he...
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    BN dressage test expectations

    A student of mine turned in a test this past weekend (her first at that level) where the overall impression was a supple, rhythmic, and relaxed horse, with transitions that were obedient and precise....
  7. Fat dog needs grain free low cal solution to his dietary needs

    My 7 y/o lab has bad arthritis in his hips. We discovered this about 4 months ago and also that he had an enlarged prostate. We had him neutered and put him on rimadyl and tramadol and started...
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    Canine Adequan Dosage Question

    So I started my dog on adequan Friday. Is the dosage 2/week (like, every Tues/Friday), or should I do it every 4 days? My vet wasn't clear on this bc she doesn't prescribe the drug much - she pretty...
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    Pretty sure this vet prescribes zero injectibles...

    Pretty sure this vet prescribes zero injectibles to be given at home, sub q or im.
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    Canine adequan - where to get a Rx?

    So my 7 yr old lab has terrible arthritis in both hips, one shoulder, and spine as seen on films tonight. Vet has recommended several protocols. I really think adequan is one of the things I want to...
  11. Thank you! I was definitely talking about the...

    Thank you! I was definitely talking about the psychotherapy programs without the riding component - didn't realize this forum didn't pertain at all to that! Thanks for the website - will start...
  12. This was my first thought. Life is too short and...

    This was my first thought. Life is too short and there are too many nice horses.

    If you're determined, I would just pack a lunch.

    Tack him up, get on, and ask him to move forward. When he...
  13. trying to place a horse in a therapeutic program

    I am looking to rehome a 13y/o OTTB who has no health issues except kissing spines - he's not really a riding horse, but he's certainly pasture sound and still loving life. When I had him at a...
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    17H OTTB 13 y/o currently in VA

    I rescued Huey off the track in Pennsylvania in 2007. He ran 65 times, won over $100K before I got him. I sold him in 2009 due to financial issues.

    The lady who has him now is unwell and...
  15. Thread: Ottb Critique

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    I liked the looks of that one when I saw him......

    I liked the looks of that one when I saw him... but is he starting a sway back? I don't know much about that particular confo defect, but he just seems really deep behind the wither.
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    That's about the only thing I can see - he looks...

    That's about the only thing I can see - he looks like he might tip forward. But he also looks like the type to put on some good muscle when forced to work from the hind instead of pulling from the...
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    http://fingerlakesfinesttbs.proboards.com/index.cg...

    http://fingerlakesfinesttbs.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=thoroughbreds&action=display&thread=66

    I can't stop looking at this guy. Someone please tell me what's wrong with him so I can stop.
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    Adequan or Cartrophen for Dog?

    Trying to make a decision - my 6y/o lab was just diagnosed with arthritic changes.

    Vet is open to either. As I understand, the cartrophen advantage is that it inhibits pain reception. Anyone in...
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    Pentosan for dogs

    Had xrays done on dog's forelimbs Friday for a limp, turns out there's something going on in the left shoulder. Vet says either OCD lesion or arthritic changes, has sent to specialist for an...
  20. Thread: Canter Cutie

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    I wish I could, SEPowell! I love the old...

    I wish I could, SEPowell! I love the old campaigners. Unfortunately I'm on a 2.5 year financial plan before I can get another one... But I hope someone else snaps him up!
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    Canter Cutie

    I keep coming back to this one - I have a feeling that once he's shined and muscled up he'll be a stunner. Especially for those of us that like the big guys :)

    Pretty sure he's standing funny in...
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    What makes the Hunt Cup something I would pick...

    What makes the Hunt Cup something I would pick over somewhere else on the list of meets?
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    Marion DuPont Scott founded Springdale in Camden-...

    Marion DuPont Scott founded Springdale in Camden- I will definitely look into Montpelier! Sounds fascintating. Thank you!
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    Best Steeplechase Experience - for spectators

    I grew up going to Aiken spring steeplechase, and the Tryon Hounds and Blockhouse. I still go to Blockhouse, Colonial Cup, and Carolina Cup every year.

    Last year I went to Foxfield spring, and...
  25. Anyone use generic injectible supplements on their dog?

    With my horse's joint stiffness, I used injectible Glucosamine HCl before trying adequan, and it did the trick for him.

    Looking at Adequan canine for my dog, but would like to try cheaper...
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