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    Since you have multiple vertebral bone issues;...

    Since you have multiple vertebral bone issues; I'd recommend an orthopedic surgeon who is part of a "back pain" center so you can be offered multiple modalities of treatment. I don't recommend...
  2. One idea to desensitize them from...

    One idea to desensitize them from hounds......take him to a hunt kennels and let him stay/live there for a bit to see/smell/hear them and learn they are no big deal. Even just overnight. Obviously...
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    One other thought; sometimes a change in venue is...

    One other thought; sometimes a change in venue is good for you. For ex: if you are boarding at a H/J barn where everyone IS competing...the peer pressure can affect you. If all your friends are...
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    Aaaahhh...just allow yourself a horse vacation...

    Aaaahhh...just allow yourself a horse vacation right now. You sound like you have a VERY full life to me!! Holy Cow! Give yourself some credit here! Working mom w/a teen?!! Yikes! Horses are...
  5. :lol: This busted me up! and the puppet?! ...

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    This busted me up! and the puppet?! Priceless!! Who says a buncha horsefolks can't problem solve together!!
    Gotta git me one of these cut outs!! wonder if a mirror would work?! Had a...
  6. Any gravel can get stuck in grooves/shoes imho. ...

    Any gravel can get stuck in grooves/shoes imho. I like bluestone/gravel dust/screenings.....great drainage, easier to pick, cheaper. But really...you gotta price what's more easily availabe down...
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    Love this thread! I think what you're feeling is...

    Love this thread! I think what you're feeling is perfectly normal. Some of us have strong self preservation instincts.!! And I agree rolling SOUNDS good but something I never have been able to do....
  8. I'm currently desensitizing mine right now. ...

    I'm currently desensitizing mine right now. Gradually increasing the time that the ridden horse is away from the one in the pasture. Increasing outa sight time by riding around within...
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    I'm currently feeding some in just this scenario....

    I'm currently feeding some in just this scenario. Until the barn gets rented out again. The owner pays for the feed and I don't mind going by and feeding them. I'm a neighbor. Are there any you...
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    I've seen seen used shavings tracks and they are...

    I've seen seen used shavings tracks and they are just fine. You keep replacing it so it doesn't break down as fast. And with hard ground underneath I think you'd be fine. When the ground is frozen...
  11. Thread: UPDATE 3/27

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    When I lived/rode in Tidewater; NOBODY worried...

    When I lived/rode in Tidewater; NOBODY worried about sand colic...ever. No preventatives either. Ask local horseowners or better yet; ask local vets if they ever have a problme with it. And moles...
  12. Thread: UPDATE 3/27

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    I think you're overthinking this....the...

    I think you're overthinking this....the concentrations in the soil would be soooo low by now and horses don't eat dirt! What little amounts they may get once the pastures are eaten down would be so...
  13. I've used "angle iron" pieces that were cut the...

    I've used "angle iron" pieces that were cut the size we wanted. Screwed on and can be painted. They come in sizes/thicknesses. I got mine at the coop or might have been Southern States at the...
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    There are a coupla mineral deficiencies that can...

    There are a coupla mineral deficiencies that can cause cramps as well as dehydration & cold. Magnesium is the big one. Take a mag oxide supplement daily for a few weeks to correct it. Mine are...
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    They like to take over groundhog holes and much...

    They like to take over groundhog holes and much prefer buildings. They WILL walk towards you if they are scared and wanna threaten you. They will do a fast shift from side to side, foot stomping...
  16. Icthamol ointment is the classic time tested goo....

    Icthamol ointment is the classic time tested goo. Put on clean, dry tissue. Slather a big glop on twice a day. And that's it. It's antiseptic, helps keep dirt out, promotes drainage, water...
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    My condolences to his family & friends. A great...

    My condolences to his family & friends. A great sportsman, landowner & horseman. I am grateful for the privileges he gave us over many years.
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    Have you seen a doctor that gave you the...

    Have you seen a doctor that gave you the diagnosis of hip bursitis? I say that because your symptoms could be caused by a herniated disc also. And some other pathologies. Have you had xrays? mri?...
  19. Just wanted to add: As a survivor, it seems...

    Just wanted to add: As a survivor, it seems you've thought of most of what you need to on all this but maybe the fear is ruling your life....perhaps he knows this and it feeds his narcissism and...
  20. Just a thought; I hope you are taking some nsaids...

    Just a thought; I hope you are taking some nsaids to help w/the pain. You CAN wait it out and let it heal some too but usually the pain is so bad some level of other treatment is helpful. What I...
  21. By any chance has new carpeting or flooring been...

    By any chance has new carpeting or flooring been recently installed in your place? The glue can give you headaches for weeks. I wonder about strong smells for both of you. And has anything new...
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    Sounds like you've got it covered OP! The most...

    Sounds like you've got it covered OP! The most important thing is to keep your weight down and exercise regularly. Weight is a huge issue for back problems. And don't be afraid of anti inflamatory...
  23. Whoa! Sorry to hear this! :( Hope it all works...

    Whoa! Sorry to hear this! :( Hope it all works out for you!
    You know, sometimes, we can "wait out" a herniated disc. Discs usually absorb & stabilize in 6-12 months without treatment if we can...
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    Thank you for this thread OP....domestic abuse is...

    Thank you for this thread OP....domestic abuse is more rampant than most know IMHO. Frequently it DOES involve mental illness, financial or social stressors. A story that ends w/dom violence like...
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    Good stuff! I'm a big fan of buying mens coats...

    Good stuff! I'm a big fan of buying mens coats at a used tack place or thrift shop and having them tailored for me by a seamstress. Got a wool, tweed coat at Salvation Army once for 2 dollars. Had...
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