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    Rower!! A great whole body workout. It gets...

    Rower!! A great whole body workout. It gets some cardio and strength in one. Most machines have a game on them and before you know it half an hour has gone by.

    I am not big into machines, I...
  2. I have 2 rental kids, a 7 year old niece and a 4...

    I have 2 rental kids, a 7 year old niece and a 4 year old nephew. I am the only involved Aunt in their lives, and my brother is not that involved but loves them.
    When they are little, just going to...
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    Dear Trouble, Scratching the bed because you...

    Dear Trouble,

    Scratching the bed because you want attention at 5am is not appreciated, neither is jumping to open the door when I lock you out of the room. That is why the bedroom door now locks....
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    He has been on the old food only now since Sunday...

    He has been on the old food only now since Sunday and all his acne has started to dry up. He has had no more that have come up and the ones he has have not bled since Sunday. Guess I now know what...
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    Kitty Acne - Caused by food?

    I over the holidays bought a bag of Blue Wilderness to switch my cat over to. He was on a store brand kitten food, and since he will be 1 this month it was time to put him on big boy food.
    I did...
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    I have a 10 month old Main Coon cross that palyes...

    I have a 10 month old Main Coon cross that palyes fetch non stop. Only cat I have ever seen pant from playing so hard! His favouites are mice that have the bells inside the stuffing. Where ever I...
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    I have goten out of orses twice. Once I was...

    I have goten out of orses twice. Once I was tired of finding places to board that were close enough to home and affordable. My mare and I never really got along and after 6 years with her I took a...
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    I have left 2 barns without giving my 30 days...

    I have left 2 barns without giving my 30 days notice with no issues after the fact.

    First time I was at the barn for 5 months total. Horse was on indoor board and was being left out at night in...
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    I don't tip in cash, but I make sure if I am...

    I don't tip in cash, but I make sure if I am there while he is shoeing I bring him a coffee.
    I do get him a little thank you gift around Christmas as well.
  10. I put back shoes on my horse about a month after...

    I put back shoes on my horse about a month after purchasing him. He was "sound" without them, but not pushing like I knew he could. It has been almost 2 years now he has had them on and he is much...
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    I have one that does not crosstie well. He knows...

    I have one that does not crosstie well. He knows he can break the ties and just raises his head until they break. Sometime he will freak once they break, others he will just stand there. He will...
  12. Thread: Cryo

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    Cryo

    My horse has a bone spur in his hock. We did x-rays in February after having a tough time holding his hind leg up for shoeing. Horse was not in work then, and really now only hacks until we move to...
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    He eats about 4 quarts of Martins extruded feed 4...

    He eats about 4 quarts of Martins extruded feed 4 ounces veggie oil, and 2 litres of beet pulp before soaking between 2 meals. He also gets a glucosamine/MSM supplement, yeast, electrolytes and...
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    Hoof Supplements

    I have had my OTTB since March 2009. He has had terrible feet the entire time I have had him. He has thin walls and thin soles, x rays showed 8-9mm soles with 8 months between x rays. When he...
  15. Bought horse in March 2009 May, was getting...

    Bought horse in March 2009

    May, was getting ready to go to a show on the Sunday, the Friday he came in without a shoe, blacksmith came Saturday to replace the shoe, had my lesson, but he stayed in...
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    Thank you, I will go with the 80". Horseloverz...

    Thank you, I will go with the 80".
    Horseloverz has a few on sale.
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    Pessoa VS Weatherbeeta fit

    With the warmer weather I am finding great deals on winter blankets online. I know a 78" WB Orican freestyle fits him well. The Pessoa's seem to be too good of a deal to pass up, but I am not sure...
  18. My blacksmith has had great success with the...

    My blacksmith has had great success with the medicated pour in pads when nothing else will work. Usually only 1 set is needed to resolve the issue.
    These are the ones he uses:...
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    He has no sole in the toe of his foot on x-rays...

    He has no sole in the toe of his foot on x-rays about the size of a nickel, and holes in the toe where the white line meets the wall. The shoe covers the entire hole.
    I can take picture of his one...
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    Holes in Toes

    My gelding has holes in his toes. They were there when I bought him, to be honest I didn't check his feet when I went to look at him, it was a quick purchase.
    I have had him for a year now and they...
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    I used the Xxtera on my gelings sarcoid. It was...

    I used the Xxtera on my gelings sarcoid. It was on his face and only took about 6 weeks to clear up. I was told to use a little everyday for a week. It got really tender and angry, then waited...
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    After the first colic I started him on...

    After the first colic I started him on electrolytes and after the second one I put him on yeast. The vet suggested feeding him plain yogurt, but he would not eat it. He also gets an ounce of...
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    I have the larges for my large boned 16.2hh TB...

    I have the larges for my large boned 16.2hh TB and may have been able to get the XL's. The mediums would not even go around his legs and were too short.
    Try to get them locally and find out the...
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    Thanks Bogie those links were a good read. He...

    Thanks Bogie those links were a good read.

    He is out with a heated water tub during the day and the barn is warm enough for the water not to freeze. He does drink quite well when in at night. He...
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    Weather changes causing colics

    I have had this horse since mid March 2009. He coliced the end of May during a thunder storm, the end of July while it was raining and just recently this past Sunday during the rain. The first 2...
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