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    My Arabians tend to have awesome feet and rare...

    My Arabians tend to have awesome feet and rare lameness. I did have a debilitating ankle issue in one that had been reined for about 10 years and started under saddle when he was 2. But overall,...
  2. Over production of testosterone from the tumor...

    Over production of testosterone from the tumor ovary will shrink the other ovary. It's temporary. I'm sure your vet will tell you that. Sheesh. Don't take out the other one unless you want her...
  3. I had to remove one from a mare many years ago. ...

    I had to remove one from a mare many years ago. she was showing stallion behaviour and that's what had me investigate. It was a bit expensive, but she was worthless the way she was. It took a...
  4. Our show circuit has "halter handling" which is...

    Our show circuit has "halter handling" which is what you're talking about. Other ideas are spray bottle (it'll have water in it not fly spray), tarp, handler dragging something while leading horse,...
  5. I rein some. I'm not a big name. I haven't been...

    I rein some. I'm not a big name. I haven't been to an NRHA show in ages, but the local reining circuit has several non pros and youth wearing them. I think if a few do wear them, it will give...
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    Has anyone had their fescue HAY tested for...

    Has anyone had their fescue HAY tested for endophyte fungus? If so, could you post the lab info or website?
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    I like the nibble nets, but with alfalfa, they're...

    I like the nibble nets, but with alfalfa, they're going to pick the stems out, and the leaves with strip off and fall on the ground. I hung a nibble net when my guy went to the trainer. He ended up...
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    The turn out is a good idea. Sorry it won't...

    The turn out is a good idea. Sorry it won't work. I'm sure she feels trapped. I knew someone whose horse developed bad ulcers around the time a hurricane passed fairly close, but there was no...
  9. my flat soled mare can do that. I get the...

    my flat soled mare can do that. I get the farrier to set the shoe back on her toe (per x-ray) and that seems to help the foot stay nicer in the shoe longer.
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    I've fed pellets and cubes dry with no trouble to...

    I've fed pellets and cubes dry with no trouble to several different horses. the bag suggest feeding low and I generally do, but not all the time.
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    I'm sure it possible, but without examining the...

    I'm sure it possible, but without examining the bones, you can't say for sure. A friend had a mare break a leg in a stall after spooking at a cat that jumped out of the hay storage. Not like she...
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    I wasn't trying to compare clicking to arthritis,...

    I wasn't trying to compare clicking to arthritis, but it indicated (to me) that maybe the flax was doing something. Not just going through the intestines. In my reading, the omega 3s are very...
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    I'd say add flax to her diet. The Omega 3s are...

    I'd say add flax to her diet. The Omega 3s are excellent for joint health along with immunity health. My trainer got a horse in this winter with clicking hocks and the clicking went away after 2...
  14. If you google "slow hay feeders", you'll find...

    If you google "slow hay feeders", you'll find tons of images and ideas of boxes and bags that can be built. If your DH is carpentry handy, the sky's the limit
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    Good point. It might be worth getting another...

    Good point. It might be worth getting another thermometer. I had a sick horse and didn't realize how sick until the vet came and took her temp. a couple degrees off from mine.
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    don't forget reining and reined cow horse, stock...

    don't forget reining and reined cow horse, stock horse, roping, ACTHA
  17. In my opinion, I don't see how he could show foot...

    In my opinion, I don't see how he could show foot (sole) soreness in shoes on smooth pavement.... as in no rocks or stones getting to his sole. I'd be thinking along the lines of being "nailed" or...
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    I'm used to thinking of strangles swelling being...

    I'm used to thinking of strangles swelling being between the jowls. And maybe that's what you mean. I think of the throat latch area as being behind that. so throat latch area sounds like it could...
  19. Friend of mine uses Dr. Mark Donaldson of...

    Friend of mine uses Dr. Mark Donaldson of Unionville Equine Associates and I've heard he's good with an ultrasound machine. That would be Southern Chester County, PA
  20. I just had mine fixed by a local electric motor...

    I just had mine fixed by a local electric motor place. They replaced a couple bearings and the total bill was $113. My Electro groom is 12 years old
  21. I'm thinking sun burn and it'll clear up as more...

    I'm thinking sun burn and it'll clear up as more hair grows in
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    I tried Spirulina last summer on two horses with...

    I tried Spirulina last summer on two horses with fly allergies and noticed no difference. their legs would get scabs and one had the big sweet itch belly spot. Not much mane or tail rubbing. DD...
  23. years ago I had a mare that was a little brighter...

    years ago I had a mare that was a little brighter when in season and it helped at shows because normally she was so quiet.
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    A friend of mine has a horse with that issue. ...

    A friend of mine has a horse with that issue. They have to use non lubricated needles for her
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    The box my first fly mask came in recommended...

    The box my first fly mask came in recommended taking it off at night. I try to. and I don't like leaving it on in the rain as I think the mesh is compromised when wet. I mainly use on for a blue...
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