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  1. Poor baby! I hope they find out what happened. ...

    Poor baby! I hope they find out what happened. Jingles for a speedy recovery!
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    Learning to read nutrition labels and not paying...

    Learning to read nutrition labels and not paying attention to the front of the package really helped me a lot. If I can't pronounce the ingredients or if it's got HFCS I put it back on the shelf. I...
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    Like SMF I've been doing sort of a hybrid paleo...

    Like SMF I've been doing sort of a hybrid paleo thing. I don't have any issues with dairy but have cut way way back on any grains and carbs. It took me a while but I'm finally off of all white...
  4. You've gotten some really good advice. My boy...

    You've gotten some really good advice. My boy was also really pissy about grooming, unless it was the metal curry. The soft horse hair brush or the gel mit any where other than his legs or butt,...
  5. Woop! Woop!! Awesome news!

    Woop! Woop!! Awesome news!
  6. He is certainly looking more comfortable YAY!! ...

    He is certainly looking more comfortable YAY!!

    I second supplementing with E selenium and mag at least. E/Se Mag is an excellent supplement.
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    I think this might be what she's getting at: ...

    I think this might be what she's getting at:
    PredigestionA fermentation initiates in the bag, transforming the alfalfa into a ‘super soluble’ forage. This “predigestion” process closely mimics the...
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    My BO's Friesian stallion died of colic after...

    My BO's Friesian stallion died of colic after being fed apple peelings that had started to ferment.
  9. ^^ Thank you for reading before posting :)

    ^^ Thank you for reading before posting :)
  10. Once he's healthy and getting the calories he...

    Once he's healthy and getting the calories he needs to put on weight and build muscle, with correct work his topline will come. When I was putting weight on Boy we thought his hindend would never...
  11. Yep! and you are HARDLY an idiot! You're doing...

    Yep! and you are HARDLY an idiot! You're doing a great job. Every horse should be so lucky :)
  12. This... I sat with my son on Sunday while he...

    This... I sat with my son on Sunday while he watched a fly that was going from my leg to the door jam and back and cleaning itself. I couldn't believe how long he sat still watching it and it would...
  13. I agree Mosey... It does seem to be more...

    I agree Mosey... It does seem to be more complicated than necessary, but she's trying to look at every angle. She's learning...
  14. Unfortunately the fortunate part of all this is...

    Unfortunately the fortunate part of all this is horses like this teach us a TON...

    Ask me how I know ;)
  15. Keep us updated OP... Major jingles coming his...

    Keep us updated OP... Major jingles coming his way. I know you're worried for him and for a new horse owner you're doing pretty great, especially taking on a major project like him. Keep your chin...
  16. I don't see how it could hurt... It is lighter...

    I don't see how it could hurt... It is lighter by volume than other feeds, so you definitely need to weigh it. It's also a little more calorie dense per pound than many complete feeds. My boy does...
  17. My TS also carries Blue Seal which would be the...

    My TS also carries Blue Seal which would be the best of what they carry. OP if yours carries BS Sentinel Performance LS.... It's excellent feed.
  18. Little circles are pretty typical in preparation...

    Little circles are pretty typical in preparation for a good roll. My boy can't get himself all the way over most times so he also gets up and does the other side.

    How do his hocks look? Any...
  19. It sounds like you're making a good move. You...

    It sounds like you're making a good move. You need to be proactive here. My BO loves and sometimes hates me at the same time, because I can be a major pain in the ass when I'm not comfortable with...
  20. It is so much harder to get the weight on them...

    It is so much harder to get the weight on them and if he indeed has lyme it's going to make it that much harder. Once it's on, it's not hard to maintain. You need a barn manager and staff who...
  21. FWIW my boy had a rotated pelvis and the chiro,...

    FWIW my boy had a rotated pelvis and the chiro, with regular work was able to straighten him out... but, she also massaged him really well before hand. This helped him to hold his adjustments...
  22. The soreness in his front feet is more likely...

    The soreness in his front feet is more likely from compensating for his painful hindend... Once that is resolved hopefully his front feet will cool out.

    eta: Maybe ask the vet about getting him...
  23. I agree with everyone else... he's looks very...

    I agree with everyone else... he's looks very uncomfortable. I think you need a second opinion and a good chiro. It sounds like you're headed in the right direction as far as diet.. he just needs...
  24. I was 43 and had a baby boy 18 months ago. I...

    I was 43 and had a baby boy 18 months ago. I have an older son who was born when I was 24. It was definitely much easier when I was 24. I had health issues during pregnancy that I did not have at...
  25. Thanks :) I have access to Wifi at work ;)

    Thanks :) I have access to Wifi at work ;)
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