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    Good to hear. Are you treating for ulcers with a...

    Good to hear. Are you treating for ulcers with a full tube of UG for 30 days.
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    When you called the vets did you emphasize that...

    When you called the vets did you emphasize that it's an emergency call? If the vet won't come for an emergency, they should certainly be able to recommend someone who will. Or, get your horse in a...
  3. Sticky: Riderless Dressage Horse for half lease Peoria IL

    Super GRP mare needs exercise riding/training/showing. 14 hh, nicely trained, no vices. Big bodied, current professional trainer is 5'7". Horse is for sale but not likely to go now before next year....
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    Ditto CrowneDragon: This is not a biting issue,...

    Ditto CrowneDragon: This is not a biting issue, it's a full on attack issue. Not safe and to be taken extremely seriously. Being defensive in the face of some excellent advice is likely to get you...
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    I use the MAG flakes as they seem to be superior...

    I use the MAG flakes as they seem to be superior to the other types (two) I have tried and they store well.

    MgCl is less corrosive to metal and concrete than CaCl or ordinary salt, but I do find...
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    Yes I've just bought a pallet of MAG from Knights...

    Yes I've just bought a pallet of MAG from Knights Chemicals WI. It was new stock. The price has increased a bit.
  7. Sport Horse Vet for PPE near La Porte Indiana

    Exactly as it says on the tin: Do any fab cothers know of a good horse vet near La Porte Indiana? I am thinking of looking at a horse and setting up a PPE.

    Ideally they would have a portable...
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    Make sure that the freight company can get the...

    Make sure that the freight company can get the bags off the lift gate when it reaches the ground. If they have pallet jacks, its possible but the jack may not be able to handle a ton.

    If you drag...
  9. Or cut after rain, which kicked up ground dirt.

    Or cut after rain, which kicked up ground dirt.
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    The short answer is pay enough. I also pay...

    The short answer is pay enough. I also pay $15/hour for 10-12 hours a week. My present help works early before her regular job and takes home good pocket money every week.
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    I think the shoeing job shown in Tom's pictures...

    I think the shoeing job shown in Tom's pictures is exemplary. The medio-lateral balance of the underlying trim is also fantastic. However, I am not so keen on the somewhat under-run heel and long toe...
  12. Your younger horse has better gaits for dressage,...

    Your younger horse has better gaits for dressage, although I would also take moonshine in a heartbeat.
  13. Try a crupper.

    Try a crupper.
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    I used a small amount of the Safe Step Extreme...

    I used a small amount of the Safe Step Extreme 8300, which I liked, until I realized that the MAG was much less expensive.

    I paid the full $33 per bag for the Safe Step and the MAG was about $15...
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    Calcium chloride is much more corrosive on steel...

    Calcium chloride is much more corrosive on steel and more toxic for animals. True that MgCl is more expensive though.

    The application isn't really very complicated and should last 9 months to a...
  16. Thanks for the replies. sublime, wish you...

    Thanks for the replies.

    sublime, wish you were in my area!
  17. So slightly less than $15/hour is pretty awesome...

    So slightly less than $15/hour is pretty awesome then??
  18. What is good pay for part-time barn help in IL?

    I know there have been threads about this before, but I specifically would like information on what BOs pay their help in rural IL i.e. not Chicagoland or wealthy areas.

    My little job is 10-15...
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    Get the Dead Sea MAG product, which is intended...

    Get the Dead Sea MAG product, which is intended for dust control rather than just ice melt. There are several suppliers apart from those near NY. I found mine in WI.

    Application is super easy with...
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    8 to 10k knowing nothing about his breeding. As...

    8 to 10k knowing nothing about his breeding. As already suggested, and I agree, he moves like a stiff OTTB; no reach through the shoulders and stiff/weak behind. He should not move like this even as...
  21. Thread: Chiro Frequency

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    Poll: Voted other, as in when my gelding was young he...

    Voted other, as in when my gelding was young he saw the chiropractor every month for about 3 years. Now he is older and stronger it's once or twice a year. My younger mare has been checked out a...
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    Would also treat briefly with GG or UG and if...

    Would also treat briefly with GG or UG and if behavior magically changes within a few days, I'd do the full treatment for ulcers. The winter weather could be sufficiently stressful to bring on...
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    Great to hear your good news :D

    Great to hear your good news :D
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    Jingles. I hate colic. Don't hold off on fluids...

    Jingles. I hate colic. Don't hold off on fluids too long.
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    Ulcers. The laying down can be a symptom even if...

    Ulcers. The laying down can be a symptom even if he is eating well. The cold could be stressful enough to cause them. I've experienced this with one of mine and thought I'd mention it since no one...
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