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    GLC 5500. My farm and horses were used for the...

    GLC 5500. My farm and horses were used for the Cosequin trials many years ago and it is a good product. Since that time, I've found GLC 5500 to be better.
  2. Because your mare was of violent, of course you...

    Because your mare was of violent, of course you did the right thing...like my example of a violent colic in my previous post. Must keep baby safe. Sorry if I offended you in my post.
  3. I'm not sure why the foal had to leave while his...

    I'm not sure why the foal had to leave while his dam was being tended to. I've always let them just wander around the stall when the mare needs some treatment. He may also be feeling her "stress"...
  4. Yes, teeth-grinding in this circumstance could be...

    Yes, teeth-grinding in this circumstance could be a way to show frustration.
  5. My clinic has overnight nursing staff. :yes: ...

    My clinic has overnight nursing staff. :yes: Otherwise, like you, I'd want them home.
  6. You should be just fine. Just let them know why...

    You should be just fine. Just let them know why the mare/foal cannot be inspected. It would be good to get a statement from your vet that is coming to stitch up you mare's head.

    SH*! happens...
  7. Manhattan.:)

    Manhattan.:)
  8. Some owners don't know what to watch for if there...

    Some owners don't know what to watch for if there is a complication. It is standard to keep them overnight, unless the owner may be a breeder or vet tech that knows what to look for. Likely also a...
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    [QUOTE=Lady Eboshi;7131305]Are you brave? Can...

    [QUOTE=Lady Eboshi;7131305]Are you brave? Can you ride out a peck if it happens? Then let him take a real big handful of you and leeeeeean . . . and when he's lying on you for all he's worth, DROP...
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    I would dab it generously with Betadine several...

    I would dab it generously with Betadine several times a day.
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    Cheap box fans are a terrible fire hazard unless...

    Cheap box fans are a terrible fire hazard unless they have enclosed motors.

    One spark when they short out (and you are not there to see it) can mean a burnded down barn.

    I have industrial...
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    Avalon Equine in OK (aka Equine Reproduction.com)...

    Avalon Equine in OK (aka Equine Reproduction.com) -- Kathy St. Martin has a lovely Argosy 3 yr old for sale. Super hunter/jumper prospect.

    They are really the tops for breeding top sport horses....
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    Yes, that is possible as well, but it doesn't...

    Yes, that is possible as well, but it doesn't present as "acute", as it can with Lyme and even EPSM.

    With navicular the shoulders, in particular can get very tight, as the horse has to avoid full...
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    Snakes? I hate it when the black snakes get up...

    Snakes? I hate it when the black snakes get up into nests for eggs and then babies, but they do -- often at night.:( Crows are raiders as well.
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    I find myself missing the noise and busy...

    I find myself missing the noise and busy swooping. It depresses me as this ritual tells me winter is coming. Ugh.;)
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    Mine took off last week as well. They had a...

    Mine took off last week as well. They had a tough time of it this year...a pair of barred owls occupied the indoor (which is attached to the barn) in the spring and started pulling apart their...
  17. Ditto.

    Ditto.
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    Wonderful new book "Elephant Company"... the role...

    Wonderful new book "Elephant Company"... the role of elephants in WWII (the Japanese invasion of Burma)...and the Brit who became capitivated by them and believes they teach all things wonderful...
  19. Have your vet mix up a bottle of DMSO and liquid...

    Have your vet mix up a bottle of DMSO and liquid dexamethasone (Azium). Apply 3-4 times/day (provided there is no open wound).

    Around Day 2 your horse will evade it, but keep it up. If the area...
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    I have one mare that does this, starting about...

    I have one mare that does this, starting about this time every year. She rubs until she hears the fence board crack than then just moves down the line. :lol:, though the repairs are a pain. I've...
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    I'd have her tested for tick borne disease (Lyme,...

    I'd have her tested for tick borne disease (Lyme, etc.) right off the bat and do a CBC and chemistry, plus testosterone ( would not eliminate granulosa cell tumor as a cause of the suddent change).
    ...
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    I think Mike and Sharon Poulin (Poulin Dressage)...

    I think Mike and Sharon Poulin (Poulin Dressage) often have working student positions open.
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    My neighbor has a lovely private place with ride...

    My neighbor has a lovely private place with ride out to the Manassas Battlefield, nice outoor (she's a h/j instructor/trainer)...and uses my indoor in foul weather.

    Terrific horseman and care. ...
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    Years ago there was a "ring" of "nice" people who...

    Years ago there was a "ring" of "nice" people who would take horses like those you describe as a companion horse. The even allowed the owner to come check out the situation -- only to find out, they...
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    Mark Keppick (Piedmont Farrier). Not sure if he...

    Mark Keppick (Piedmont Farrier). Not sure if he travels to Leesburg, but you could call him at 540-272-6140. He's been my farrier for 16 years. Outstanding and always on time.:yes:
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