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  1. Thread: Lyme Vaccine

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    I am vaccinating the horse who did get Lyme...

    I am vaccinating the horse who did get Lyme Disease and the other (until I sold him).
    It doesn't cost much and fighting the disease does. I do not know if having had the disease once is...
  2. Standlee also has a bagged, chopped alfalfa that...

    Standlee also has a bagged, chopped alfalfa that is broken up very fine, no molasses added, just alfalfa. The leaf is pretty much fallen off the stems, much is nearly powder. I have to wet it to feed...
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    ayrabz, did you get your 3 bins built and...

    ayrabz, did you get your 3 bins built and completed? Any horses on your property yet? I think I read a recent post of yours that indicated they are still elsewhere?

    I see no reason to overthink...
  4. I would suggest trying Sore No More liniment....

    I would suggest trying Sore No More liniment. Unlike typical liniments SNM does an amazing job of reducing fluid build-up. It doesn't smell like a liniment and it doesn't make your hands tingle like...
  5. Ceylon Star, Are you planning on doing the...

    Ceylon Star,
    Are you planning on doing the entire drive from California to Florida? Yes, IMO, you are going to need boots because the wear on your horses feet will exceed his hoof growth rate. I...
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    Nope, don't believe that leaves are a problem at...

    Nope, don't believe that leaves are a problem at all. There are many horse pastures across the country that have many black walnut trees in them without a heal issue for the horses.

    chicamuxen
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    I really dislike fleece cinches. I don't like to...

    I really dislike fleece cinches. I don't like to use a cinch/girth that absorbs sweat as it keeps that salty sweat against the horse for the entire ride. Fleece is really bad this way and it is...
  8. As the COOL Calories directions (on the bag)...

    As the COOL Calories directions (on the bag) suggest, increase the quantity as needed. It is just fat. Fat takes time to develop on a horse. I board a very light framed Peruvian Paso for a friend and...
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    Raplast, but do recommend not using the sprayer...

    Raplast, but do recommend not using the sprayer unless you use a mask and safety glasses. When is is airborne from a sprayer you do not want to breath this stuff in. I pour it into one of those cans...
  10. I would suggest one of these saddles, made in...

    I would suggest one of these saddles, made in Germany, changeable gullet (like Bates saddles) and treeless. You would never know to look at them that they are treeless....
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    Almost none of the commercial fly sprays have a...

    Almost none of the commercial fly sprays have a repellent in them that works against mosquitos and knats. Mosquito Halt works to some extent and is my fly spray of choice.

    Knats and Mosquitos are...
  12. Thread: Lyme Vaccine

    by chicamux
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    My horses have gotten the canine Lyme vaccine for...

    My horses have gotten the canine Lyme vaccine for quite a few years. I began that after one did contract Lyme Disease and was successfully treated for it. My vet suggested it. She and her family own...
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    you might want to look at a picture of the "Sit...

    you might want to look at a picture of the "Sit tight" suede cover made for the BMSS. It might give you ideas for shape and ties. I do not suggest using the D rings to tie a saddle cover to. In my...
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    Two more things that are importent to me: ...

    Two more things that are importent to me:

    Eating hay well while trailering. A lot of people don't even think about this but if you have a horse that doesn't eat hay while the trailer is moving it...
  15. Maaaybee before you bought him he developed...

    Maaaybee before you bought him he developed heaves. Heaves will do permanent damage resulting in the horse having higher and more shallow respirations. It is worse in hotter weather. I own a heavey...
  16. Oh, adding cedar shavings to your horses stall...

    Oh,
    adding cedar shavings to your horses stall does help repel the flies. You can buy bags of cedar shavings at most feed stores and pet stores as it's popular for dog kennels. Makes the stall...
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    One of my past horses cut his tongue quite...

    One of my past horses cut his tongue quite extensively, on the underside, all the way across, right at the base of his tongue! How the h*ll he did it I didn't know. It healed just fine. Later on I...
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    Of course you can jump in it, as long as the flap...

    Of course you can jump in it, as long as the flap shape allows you to adjust your stirrups to the right personal length for you to have a nice solid leg position for jumping without your thigh and...
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    Has he been tested for Lyme Disease? A friend...

    Has he been tested for Lyme Disease? A friend went thru a shifting, vague lameness with an endurance horse. It came and wnet and was hard to pin down for some time. She spent so much money on...
  20. Before you buy Pyranha fly spray please consider...

    Before you buy Pyranha fly spray please consider that it is a mineral oil based spray, not water based. Mineral Oil (petroleum) is not tolerated well by many horses, especially where their hair is...
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    I suggest you try to find a horse to lease wit...

    I suggest you try to find a horse to lease wit option to buy. Do not sign a lease that obligates you to a pre-determined length of time. I should give you the option to return the horse to owner with...
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    I have been hearing really good things about the...

    I have been hearing really good things about the EasyCare glue-on Easy Shoes from my endurance riding buddies.

    chicamuxen
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    Ammonia fumes from urine also really aggravates...

    Ammonia fumes from urine also really aggravates the lungs. Molds can commonly cause problems. perhaps it has to do with horsekeeping changes?

    chicamuxen
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    Go to EHOW.com and search on make closet smell...

    Go to EHOW.com and search on make closet smell good. I just did a search and found a whole list of very good ideas.

    #1 odor producer you probably have is the shoes and boots. It is the insides...
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    Used the ORIGINAL BROWN Listerine. Or you can buy...

    Used the ORIGINAL BROWN Listerine. Or you can buy the lower cost copies made by Safeway, CVS, etc.


    chicamuxen
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