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    Iv never have delt with canker before so cant...

    Iv never have delt with canker before so cant really give much advice on that,seen photos of it but thats about it.

    If your like most wise horse people you will know when its time to call it...
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    My horses stay out in all kinds of weather snow...

    My horses stay out in all kinds of weather snow storms,freezing rain or what ever. I do put on their turnout blankets for the bad weather in winter,it keeps them dry.

    Only time i will bring in is...
  3. Thread: update

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    Wow ask for help then don't like the responces so...

    Wow ask for help then don't like the responces so delet all your post. Think you need to take a hard look at what's being done with your horse.

    He's going to be the one who suffers if you don't...
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    Not every horse shows same clasic symtoms of...

    Not every horse shows same clasic symtoms of ulcers so cant go by that alone.
    Iv had 2 with ulcers one showed clasic ulcer symtoms one just got spooky not as willing to do things. No vet can just...
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    I used the tums it helped longer then 45 minutes...

    I used the tums it helped longer then 45 minutes and did make a diffrence after i did tums and his attitude changed. I got vet out to scope sure enough he had ulcers. Did 15 tums twice a day didnt...
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    She is being herd bound and just being a...

    She is being herd bound and just being a brat,every thing you discribe is a horse whos leaned she can get away with this behaviour. You say she was always a little herdbound shes now upping the anti...
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    If you want to rule out ulcers for sure you could...

    If you want to rule out ulcers for sure you could get tums and give him tums for 4 to 5 days. If his attitude changes for the better youv got your answer,cheap way to find out no vet required. Just a...
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    just curious how many hours does he spend with...

    just curious how many hours does he spend with nothing to eat? More hay wont fix ulcers they need to be treated with ulcer meds.

    My horses attitude changed very quickly so depends on the horse i...
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    stress of being hauled changing barns doesnt...

    stress of being hauled changing barns doesnt matter if horse is used to it can still cause ulcers. The fact hes on limited hay is also a major cause of ulcers. If he spends more then 4 hours a day...
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    Sounds like ulcers and limited hay isnt good...

    Sounds like ulcers and limited hay isnt good leaves the stomach empty. horses need to be eating hay or grass 24/7. My gelding has ulcer issues and his attitude changes for the worst when they flare...
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    I think your smart to have them in the barn. I...

    I think your smart to have them in the barn. I had a freind who went through hurricane Andrew. Her horses were outside in that. One had to be put down.

    She got all tangled up in downed fence and...
  12. Thread: Feed Survey

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    What does your family income have to do with a...

    What does your family income have to do with a feed survey? Didnt take it none of you business what our family income is.

    What does it matter if we live in florida or not dont see what that has...
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    My Horses get cold water baths all the time when...

    My Horses get cold water baths all the time when it 70 degrees out and it hasnt killed them yet. Heck iam in northern minnesota gave last bath when it was 60 degrees out with cold water.

    All...
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    Like suckerforhorses said get the tank heater...

    Like suckerforhorses said get the tank heater made for rubber maid troughs they work the best. Did the universal drain plug de icer and had trouble with it leaking.

    And yes do the ground wire...
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    Get the tank heater that goes in the drain plug...

    Get the tank heater that goes in the drain plug of water trough. Then the cord is out of sight.

    Iv used these tank heaters and they work great for the take the heater out of water trough boys. I...
  16. I take care of my neighbors place put her mail in...

    I take care of my neighbors place put her mail in the house and check house to make sure nothing is wrong.

    Feed two horses and make sure auto waterer is working and horses are ok not injured or...
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    My gelding is clipped except for head,neck and...

    My gelding is clipped except for head,neck and legs really helps keep him from getting so hot when worked. I do have to blanket him other wise he gets cold.

    Right now he has a turnout sheet with a...
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    I see a diffrence between photos its a small...

    I see a diffrence between photos its a small change but its there. Give her time its slow to see big changes but it will happen.

    I rescued a yearling that was hide and bones four months into it he...
  19. The pads didnt have gel stuff in them the gel...

    The pads didnt have gel stuff in them the gel stuff was put inbetween pad and hoof. The gel stuff was put inbetween the hoof and pad after the shoes and pads were on.

    Iv had alot of soundness...
  20. My gelding is currently in shoes with leather...

    My gelding is currently in shoes with leather pads and he isnt liking his front feet very short strided. Had diffrent pads last shoeing that were harder and had gel stuff inbetween hoof and pad. He...
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    My gelding used to be a nervous wreck when id...

    My gelding used to be a nervous wreck when id trailer him. I found hauling him with my older mare whos miss calm cool and collected really helped.Plus i made sure he had hay to eat also.

    After...
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    I have a easy keeper all he gets is 10lbs of hay...

    I have a easy keeper all he gets is 10lbs of hay and smart packs easy keeper grass pellets. Was putting it in a handfull of wet beet pulp dont now he cleans it up.

    If that mare if that fat she...
  23. All you need is a competent farrier to get shoes...

    All you need is a competent farrier to get shoes on those hoofs. I would of long ago fired the one you have now. Two years of spending money on no results.

    Get a farrier who knows what their doing...
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    I have three horses 2 get grass hay mix in small...

    I have three horses 2 get grass hay mix in small hole hay nets a handfull of soaked beet pulp to give vit min mix.

    Other horse gets free choice hay of grass mix hay and 6 pounds of TC senior.Hes...
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    Id leave her loose if she falls she can just go...

    Id leave her loose if she falls she can just go down no tie to hang her by.Best of luck.
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