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    I did more of a lease/trial situation for several...

    I did more of a lease/trial situation for several months on a young mare who's temperament was in question. Vet actually told me not to buy the horse, seller swore mare might be challenging but not...
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    I switched over to their Vitamin E after JB found...

    I switched over to their Vitamin E after JB found it was cheaper than anywhere else and was happy with the purchase/experience. However, since then they have dramatically increased their price on...
  3. Pretty much all of my horses have learned to pee...

    Pretty much all of my horses have learned to pee when I get to the barn (mares and geldings). They know that my arrival means they are going to be out of their stalls for awhile and they need to get...
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    You said he was chestnut, right? ;-) I have one...

    You said he was chestnut, right? ;-) I have one that used to do this all the time, especially after a "vet check" or chiropractic adjustment. He also used to rub his tail out and broke out in hives...
  5. Thread: Hay net mesh size

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    I just purchased 2 of the Nibblenets for my easy...

    I just purchased 2 of the Nibblenets for my easy keeper/IR pony. They have one side that is either an 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" (can't remember) and the other side is 1". I just switched said pony to the 1"...
  6. Well, crapola!!!! I just switched over to them,...

    Well, crapola!!!! I just switched over to them, had I known they were going to increase it, I would've ordered a much larger amount. :-(
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    Corona is actually another product that stays on...

    Corona is actually another product that stays on well, doesn't get "runny", and will keep it moist. Inexpensive and good to use on any little nick or scrape, been using it for years. Old school, I...
  8. OP, I have the same "pony", although he's...

    OP, I have the same "pony", although he's oversize. MY (ex) saddle fitter actually *laughed* at me and said "good luck"! I went out on my own and found a Black Country Eloquence Wide (not extra...
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    In this (very weird) case, I'd be inclined to...

    In this (very weird) case, I'd be inclined to just leave him in the stall 24/7, or limit the turnout in the dry lot to an hour or two per day. Where I live, our horses are worked 5-6 days/week and...
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    I recently switched my 2 fatties over to HPG...

    I recently switched my 2 fatties over to HPG powder and they both eat it no problem. ??? Like one of the other posters, I soaked the pellets while I'm working them, they're all nice and...
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    Most of my feed stores carry 50lb bags of whole...

    Most of my feed stores carry 50lb bags of whole flax, just ask your local feed stores.



    Triple Crown's Omega Max is one I used for years, it came in a 25lb bag for around $35.00. I can get a...
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    Flax, either whole or ground and/or rice bran...

    Flax, either whole or ground and/or rice bran would save you a ton of $$, but maybe I'm missing something.....
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    Seriously? My vet would hand me my head on a...

    Seriously? My vet would hand me my head on a platter if I rehabbed a suspensory in that deep footing! I've always been told NO deeper than 3 inches, and even then it had better be "good" footing. ...
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    Your new vet sounds like he/she has a much better...

    Your new vet sounds like he/she has a much better handle on things. Can you lock up the mare, instead of the gelding?....or will that allow him access to the round bale? Maybe fence off the round...
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    Please post your numbers when you get them, I...

    Please post your numbers when you get them, I posted mine on my thread as well. "Laminitis for dummies"



    My vet wanted to use the Thyro-L on my little guy too, but he is just too energetic and...
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    Because it's been there for awhile now, I too...

    Because it's been there for awhile now, I too think it should've moved down. Strange. I'll keep an eye on it. Any thoughts on which hay net to choose? I have NO personal up close experience with...
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    Ha! When you said "push off lameness", I knew you...

    Ha! When you said "push off lameness", I knew you had to be talking about the LL. ;-) When you say, "severe", what grade lameness was/is he? Did his hind end ever "collapse"? Was it worse when leg...
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    I use standing wraps, period. I only put bell...

    I use standing wraps, period. I only put bell boots on the front, that's usually where your problem arises. I don't use over size bell boots either, I don't want them stepping on the bottom and...
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    I like to make changes....sloooooowly, and yes,...

    I like to make changes....sloooooowly, and yes, do ONE thing at a time. YES, maybe we've been talking about 2 totally different areas all this time...of course *I* know what I mean, lol! It's...
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    Thanks for sharing your mare's story/timeline,...

    Thanks for sharing your mare's story/timeline, that helps a lot! :-) I would be happy to post the picture, but as I wrote earlier, it doesn't "translate" to pictures. :-( You can definitely...
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    No judgement, just curious, and wanted to make...

    No judgement, just curious, and wanted to make sure I read it correctly. It sounded like you were going to get the test done shortly. Believe me, I understand. :-)
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    Or go to the grocery store and use their scale....

    Or go to the grocery store and use their scale. ;-) Buy something, please, so it's not as tacky as it sounds, lol!
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    I had answered above already. :-) I'm still...

    I had answered above already. :-) I'm still concerned about it and not sure what to make of it or when it "should" go away? So....my question now is the same: Stopping the Pentoxy at this point...
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    Pony is slowly but surely stabilizing, if not...

    Pony is slowly but surely stabilizing, if not improving, so I don't know what to think of the "bulge" at the coronary band. Question: What could/should be done differently if he was "sinking"?? ...
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    No venogram....yet, anyway. Not anywhere near...

    No venogram....yet, anyway. Not anywhere near ATL, but thank you. :-)



    That is definitely running through my mind, but he is actually walking quite well, at least in the soft footing. A...
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