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  1. Thread: Muck boots

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    My Mucks are warmer than my Bogs. And I think...

    My Mucks are warmer than my Bogs. And I think they're more comfortable, too. Wish I'd gone Muck for my winter chore boots!
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    Right. A quarter dose of the enterically coated...

    Right. A quarter dose of the enterically coated granular paste product that is available in Australia.

    Which is awesome news if you can get your hands on that particular product, which we don't...
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    The dose I have seen touted and have used for...

    The dose I have seen touted and have used for ranitidine is 6.6 mg/kg:

    http://equimed.com/drugs-and-medications/reference/ranitidine

    Haven't ever seen 20 mg/kg recommended? That's a whopping...
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    Good lord, are you KIDDING ME? You don't blame...

    Good lord, are you KIDDING ME? You don't blame yourself at all?

    As the owner of the horse, it was your responsibility to follow up and figure out why, exactly, he was in so much pain he couldn't...
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    I'd toss a Kensington fly sheet over whatever...

    I'd toss a Kensington fly sheet over whatever he's wearing and see how that works.

    Giving the two troublemakers some toys might also be helpful? I know my youngsters are SO BORED right now and...
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    I think that's an excellent way to flush a lot of...

    I think that's an excellent way to flush a lot of money straight down the toilet.
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    Details, details...

    Details, details...
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    Getting a handful of coated tablets down the...

    Getting a handful of coated tablets down the throat of a horse intact is going to be nearly impossible. And using people omeprazole is *expensive* at a horse dose. If you really can't or won't use...
  9. Alright: yes, I think it's incredibly...

    Alright: yes, I think it's incredibly unreasonable to be so concerned about someone coming to your door and knocking in the middle of the day, then leaving quietly, that you'd consider calling the...
  10. People used to go door to door all the time. ...

    People used to go door to door all the time. Selling stuff, asking for donations, proselytizing. Or just to meet neighbors or borrow a cup of sugar.

    The fact a stranger had the gall to knock on...
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    J-Lu, no crepitus. There's never been any of...

    J-Lu, no crepitus. There's never been any of that "wow, I broke a bone" pain, either. It's been far more than two days, though, and I think the amount of swelling still present now is atypical...
  12. It went in about 5 month ago. Nothing needed so...

    It went in about 5 month ago. Nothing needed so far ;)
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    Subira, that is horrifying. All of it. OMG. ...

    Subira, that is horrifying. All of it. OMG.

    The doc offered a block and I said YES PLEASE STICK NEEDLES IN THERE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. With the caps. He unloaded a giant amout of -caine (not...
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    Friday update: Still hurts, still quite...

    Friday update:

    Still hurts, still quite swollen at the tip of the finger. Impressive very dark bruising popping up south of the cuticle. SOME bending is possible, but it's still tough.

    Doc...
  15. I did no climb + top rail of centaur + a run of...

    I did no climb + top rail of centaur + a run of electrobraid for my perimeter. It looks quite nice and the horses stay away from it. It keeps the dogs in and other critters out. I dig it :)

    If...
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    Sounds like she needs a full lameness exam. ...

    Sounds like she needs a full lameness exam. Sure, neck and/or hind end stuff could cause stabbing in the front in the canter.
  17. If she is just scraping by as you've said, I...

    If she is just scraping by as you've said, I think the cash is the only way to go.

    A vacation is nice, but totally worthless when you have bills to pay.
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    Yeah, doc is in the cards if this doesn't get...

    Yeah, doc is in the cards if this doesn't get better asap. I already have issues with this hand and need it to work properly.

    Fill me in on your problems? How much waiting is okay and how much...
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    Huh. Okay, interesting. Mallet finger looks to...

    Huh. Okay, interesting. Mallet finger looks to be the inability to extend, though? I'm cool straight. Finger is happy straight. Finger cannot bend off of straight, though. Maybe a problem with...
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    Hmm. Curious. Stupid medical question.

    Firstly, right off the bat: I've been to the doctor, and will see him again if this continues to be an issue.

    I shut my finger in the big sliding barn door Monday morning. Totally stupid and I...
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    Excellent post, goodhors. Totally agree with...

    Excellent post, goodhors. Totally agree with that assessment. Especially this part--quoting it because it bears repeating.




    mlacy, sounds like not having to shoe him would sure help him...
  22. Thanks for the advice on the cell phone stuff,...

    Thanks for the advice on the cell phone stuff, Lex! Any hints about new VZW offerings landing in the spring?

    Another Q for you: I am considering a chrome book for taking notes at work. I have...
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    Horseprerace was 68.1%: ...

    Horseprerace was 68.1%:

    http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/2014/ucm421133.htm

    You're thinking of Gastroade XTRA, maybe, at 36.3%:
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  24. He's just "a little short"? Not 3 legged? I...

    He's just "a little short"? Not 3 legged?

    I think you're fine waiting. I did have a horse that got kicked in the scapula and fractured. He was three legged and nearly refused to move. Hauled...
  25. With the neuro pain specifically, gabapentin is...

    With the neuro pain specifically, gabapentin is definitely worth a shot. Relatively cheap through CostCo or Walgreens. This dose:
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