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  1. chondroprotec: Do I give the full 10ml vial all at once or split into 5ml

    I have been giving my horse Adequan but as most of you probably know it is on manufacturer back order.

    I bought 3 vials of chondroprotec and they come in 10ml vials instead of 5ml.

    My question...
  2. Ride a square. which is when you do turns on the...

    Ride a square. which is when you do turns on the forehand as though you are following the lines of a square rathet than a circle. in each corner of the square you do a turn on the forehand.

    it is...
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    I believe my horse does this after periouds of...

    I believe my horse does this after periouds of stress when he doesn't eat hay well.

    I believe it aggravates ulcers and he tries to "soothe" them by eating clay dirt.

    Yesterday, because he...
  4. It is a bit muddy, but was more frozen today and...

    It is a bit muddy, but was more frozen today and should be mostly frozen tomorrow (he doesn't usually roll when it is when frozen or really muddy).

    all the horses he goes out with are out in the...
  5. Horse Very Stressed in stall after hock Injections.

    Yesterday (wednesday) my horse had his one hock injected. The vet told me to keep him in the stall for 3 days.

    First day (today): He will not settle. Will not eat hay (ulcer prone) and is doing...
  6. ThirdCharm: Yes, He does go out into a small...

    ThirdCharm: Yes, He does go out into a small herd.

    CrowneDragon: He is not a stall kicker.
  7. lateral branch of hind shoe sprung. Cause?

    What causes a horse to spring the lateral branch of a hind shoe?

    He has done this 3 times. twice on the RH and once on the LH.


    I could understand if it was a front shoe...or if it was the...
  8. does the orginal magic cushion or the Xtreme work better?

    I've had a couple people tell me that the Original formula works better than the Xtreme (with higher concentration of ingredients).

    has anyone had any experience with that?

    I applied Magic...
  9. the layer of hardish bits are only on the top...

    the layer of hardish bits are only on the top layer and are still kinda pliable and flexible. it is kinda like leaving the top of doh for a little jit. not enough to get fully hard.

    I was...
  10. magic cushion: hard crust on top normal?

    I need a quick response please. is a hard crust on the magic cushion xtreme normal? or is it old? just bought it at the tack store.
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    from what I took from your post ( though I am a...

    from what I took from your post ( though I am a dressage rider) and I didn't read the replies.

    The FORWARD part is GOOD (yes, even in western) what your horse is being is OVER-Tempo ( not the...
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    In the back of my mind I thought my theory didn't...

    In the back of my mind I thought my theory didn't sound quite right :P

    I haven't blanketed for this reason only, he is partially clipped as well.

    He goes naked if it is sunny and in the 30's...
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    blanketing to keep joints "warm"

    So, I have this theory that I am not sure holds up . :P

    My theory is that since my horse has arthritis that blanketing (lightly) will keep his joints "warmer/more circulation"

    by allowing the...
  14. anyone?

    anyone?
  15. is heat transfered/felt more easily through synovial fluid?

    It's me again. :)

    as some of you know ..my horse has arthritis of his LF knee with a good amount of synovial fluid filled over parts of it.

    It was injected about 3 months ago, however...
  16. Thread: Stalling

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    what kind of grain (brand,type within the brand,...

    what kind of grain (brand,type within the brand, etc) ?

    1st thing would be to do his teeth.

    2nd: make sure you put a sign out infront of his stall that say: PLEASE SOAK GRAIN TO OATMEAL...
  17. what would you do? (clipping question)

    in hindsight today was 65 if I wanted to bathe my horse and clip I should have washed him tonight (afte he got turned out during the day) and let him in the stall to dry and clipped him in the AM....
  18. pure glycerine soap? good for saddle cleaning?

    So today I found two 5 pound bricks of pure glycerin soap for 2 bucks.

    yeah, I bought it. :o thinking I could use it to clean my saddle,


    before i try it , does this sound like it will work...
  19. Thread: Stalling

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    personally, I would rather put him in the sick...

    personally, I would rather put him in the sick bay at NIGHT and out in the pasture in the AM during the day,so he is able to walk around a little more. since the grass is all eaten down, can you ask...
  20. I wouldn't put anything on the legs. did you...

    I wouldn't put anything on the legs. did you fully clip the horse or just a trace/partial clip and left the leg hair?

    if you left the leg hair,it shouldn't make the horse colder.

    the sunlight...
  21. I know people have mentioned birdcatchers...

    I know people have mentioned birdcatchers spots...

    but also a sign of copper deficiency is loss of color pigmentation. (that is usually on skin though). don't know if it would cause a problem with...
  22. the consensus seems to be pretty clear! :) Thank...

    the consensus seems to be pretty clear! :) Thank you everyone. I believe I have some arthritis in my knees, when I think about it they are definitely the worst when they get cold!

    I guess I...
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    CleanTrax. :) It doesn't harm healthy tissue...

    CleanTrax. :)

    It doesn't harm healthy tissue and it works awesome!

    http://www.centaurforge.com/CleanTrax-Hoof-Cleaner-25g/productinfo/10701/
  24. it is not that turning out isn't a good idea, I...

    it is not that turning out isn't a good idea, I would never want my horse in when he could be out LOL.

    I was just wondering if it would be better to ice it at night after he comes in, since he...
  25. sorry to not add more information to the first...

    sorry to not add more information to the first post :) He has been receiving Adequan for about 3 years and I am actually in the middle of giving another loading dose of it (2 shots out of 7 left). ...
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