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    It may be that your husband is not so much happy...

    It may be that your husband is not so much happy with his local care as he is apathetic due to the stress of his diagnosis. He may need you to intervene because he is unable to stand up for himself...
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    Here is an Indian study with more than you ever...

    Here is an Indian study with more than you ever wanted to know about eczema:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4037938/

    My conclusions after barely reading that article: make sure you...
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    I was trying to find the study about the...

    I was trying to find the study about the effectiveness of petrolatum compared to topical steroid treatments. I came across this, which deals with cleaning:...
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    My vet said hyaluronic acid is a good supplement...

    My vet said hyaluronic acid is a good supplement for mild arthritis. That may be what you are already giving her.
  5. Oh, big hugs! He is a lucky horse to have you to...

    Oh, big hugs! He is a lucky horse to have you to care for him and ease his suffering. You know, in the bigger picture, think of how nice that is! So few creatures, including you and me, are...
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    Thanks piedmontfields! I did a couple of things...

    Thanks piedmontfields! I did a couple of things differently this last two months, including adding biotin to her diet, so that may have helped. I have just started supplementing her with a senior...
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    My farrier trims all four horses every eight to...

    My farrier trims all four horses every eight to twelve weeks with an occasional extra trip out for the problem child abscess-prone horse. I don't do a percentage. I just give everyone a hundred...
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    I can't tell you how many acquaintances have...

    I can't tell you how many acquaintances have said, with a speculative gleam in their eyes, "You should put your horses in the Kentucky Derby!" Then they usually elaborate on it in some way or...
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    I am not squeamish about checks or cash. I give...

    I am not squeamish about checks or cash. I give a check to my farrier and cash to the barn workers. I write a nice Christmas card with a personal message and place the check or cash inside. The...
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    Okay, I am blatantly fishing for kudos here, not...

    Okay, I am blatantly fishing for kudos here, not for my ability to doctor, which is clearly lacking because it took so long to heal that troublesome and difficult abscess, but more for a "hey, I hear...
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    For your conversions, here is a good chart:...

    For your conversions, here is a good chart:
    http://www.archtoolbox.com/measurements/geometry/slope.html

    If your slope drops 1.5 feet in a distance of 70 feet then divide and multiply by a hundred...
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    Rather than buy clear tubing, you could use a...

    Rather than buy clear tubing, you could use a hose and a water tub as well. Just fill up a big tub or trough of water. If you fill it to the top it's easiest to measure the distance from the top of...
  13. He's handsome in the most Belgian-y way possible!...

    He's handsome in the most Belgian-y way possible! He also looks very smart in his English tack and you make a very cute pair. I don't know if someone is a great photographer or if his sweetness...
  14. I don't know these people from Adam, but if it is...

    I don't know these people from Adam, but if it is true that the horse had a little heat and swelling and it were my horse, I would rather have it out walking or even a little slow jogging followed by...
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    Oh, they also have very thin door mats which are...

    Oh, they also have very thin door mats which are more of a carpet-like texture, but quite thin.
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    I bought car floor mats from the dollar store to...

    I bought car floor mats from the dollar store to cut out and reinforce my makeshift pads for my horse's abscess, since the diaper/gorilla tape combo was so short lived. I actually never used them...
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    Dealing with medical problems is stressful. ...

    Dealing with medical problems is stressful. Dealing with major medical problems is beyond stressful. I feel for you and wish you, your husband, and your horse all the best.
  18. Or the "As long as we're at it" effect.

    Or the "As long as we're at it" effect.
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    Oh, you know, they look like this:...

    Oh, you know, they look like this:
    http://cdn05.sstack.com/resources/sstack/images/products/processed/35112.a.zoom.jpg
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    Abscess in Sole is Finally Healed!

    I am so happy.

    My mare’s abscess has finally, finally healed. She had an abscess in the sole of her foot, halfway between the frog and the wall and I just couldn't get it to heal but finally!...
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    It could be a neck injury, or arthritis in the...

    It could be a neck injury, or arthritis in the neck.
  22. The Grand Slam title has to start from some...

    The Grand Slam title has to start from some point. Why not now with such a great horse?
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    I sort of agree with your post, that the breeder...

    I sort of agree with your post, that the breeder of quality purebreds might be financially stable, but saying that someone who can spend $2000 to produce a foal is financially committed or...
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    Put up a clear sign: $40 admission. Half price...

    Put up a clear sign: $40 admission. Half price for kids.

    That'll keep 'em away.
  25. Compared to remodeling, new would be fun.

    Compared to remodeling, new would be fun.
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