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  1. I desperately hope it works out for her. Sounds...

    I desperately hope it works out for her. Sounds like she deserves some love and TLC.
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    I will watch for a while and like my children, my...

    I will watch for a while and like my children, my horses all have different reactions to illness. I try to watch for a while before I give banamine but I always call my vet and give him a heads up...
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    I respectfully disagree. I have treated with all...

    I respectfully disagree. I have treated with all three at one time or another with equally positive results. Gastrogard is cost prohibitive for many people and honestly, the abler and horseprerace...
  4. Our outer banks pony was 42. He and my brother...

    Our outer banks pony was 42. He and my brother were both born in may of 1970 and he only had one home his entire life. He was exceptionally healthy and coherent until the end. One day laid down...
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    I use either the Abler (pop rocks) or the...

    I use either the Abler (pop rocks) or the horseprerace. Lately I have been going with the horseprerace as my mare will waste the poprocks no matter what I do. I did notice when I placed my last...
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    Jingles and poopy prayers headed your way from NC!

    Jingles and poopy prayers headed your way from NC!
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    Poll: I always buy my boots a size big so I can slip...

    I always buy my boots a size big so I can slip them on and off without ever touching them. I just broke down and bought a new pair of muck boots after about 4 years.
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    My problem is nothing is ever temporary. The...

    My problem is nothing is ever temporary. The last temporary horse I bought is still right there in the stall! My place is like Hotel California.
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    ^^^^These are the only two supplements my...

    ^^^^These are the only two supplements my nervous, ulcer prone mare gets and I have had good luck with the combination. Sadly, I still have to treat for ulcers from time to time but flare ups have...
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    Walmart, CVS, Sam's Club or your vet can get you...

    Walmart, CVS, Sam's Club or your vet can get you the larger tablets. For an 1100 lb horse my vet had me giving 20 of the 150 mg tablets 3 times per day. Compared to the omeprazole it is somewhat of...
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    I have a mare very similar to the one anmoro...

    I have a mare very similar to the one anmoro described. If you are going for a diagnostic tool, I would use the ranitidine. It seems to provide a more immediate relief than omeprazole and is...
  12. I wish I could remember the unbelievably snarky...

    I wish I could remember the unbelievably snarky thread that someone posted several months ago about how ignorant everyone in Aiken was for burning during the summer and how there was no decent...
  13. Red wine is a staple. However, shots of bourbon...

    Red wine is a staple. However, shots of bourbon and baileys are great with a cup of coffee.
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    For treatment I use either Abler products (pop...

    For treatment I use either Abler products (pop rocks) or Horse prerace paste. As a supplement I use SmartGut Ultra.
  15. I have been there and done that. We have mild...

    I have been there and done that. We have mild winters and I struggled for a couple of his last winters wondering if I should go ahead and put him down. I was fortunate to let him tell me when it...
  16. I have been really happy with the SmartGut Ultra....

    I have been really happy with the SmartGut Ultra. There are so many variables at play with ulcers, but my horses has not had a flare up this fall. I still make sure to do omeprazole before, during...
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    I gave up. I have a flock of about 25....My...

    I gave up. I have a flock of about 25....My Ethel, my geriatric hen, and Helen, my blind hen, stay in my tack room regularly. Definitely makes for a messy floor.
  18. When my daughter and he friends were younger,...

    When my daughter and he friends were younger, they would always paint their horses before trail rides. Our ancient gelding, who has now raised 4 little girls and is in retirement, thinks it is...
  19. I do that kind of thing all the time and never...

    I do that kind of thing all the time and never have any problem. You may lose a little umph by splitting it off but not enough to make a significant difference. The other thing I have done for odd...
  20. When I was a teenager, we swapped horses all the...

    When I was a teenager, we swapped horses all the time and it definitely made me a much better rider, but at 48, I am perfectly content with one horse. She and I have a great relationship. She is a...
  21. As a child we had 5 horses, two of which my...

    As a child we had 5 horses, two of which my mother raised from birth. I watched her care for them until the last one died a few years ago when my mother was 67. At 48 I often wonder if I am...
  22. My vet always tells me to give mine a gram of...

    My vet always tells me to give mine a gram of bute after she vaccinates.
  23. Try horsetrailerworld.com....they are a great...

    Try horsetrailerworld.com....they are a great source of info on all kinds of trailers. The issue of sundowners with steel frames has been discussed extensively.
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    I did the same thing last year. I got tired of...

    I did the same thing last year. I got tired of asking for help and decided to do it on my own. It was actually amazingly simple.

    Our winters are so borderline that I don't winterize unless a...
  25. It has been a crazy long day so I will be short. ...

    It has been a crazy long day so I will be short. After three years of trying a wide variety of things I am down to the following: 1-Pop Rocks or Horse Prerace (both omeprazole) to actually treat...
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