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    New update - I figured I would update this thread...

    New update - I figured I would update this thread to hopefully eventually put the full story, start to end up here...

    My guy had is first check up post surgery last Monday. The vet was shocked! ...
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    Oh I need this support group right now. I am...

    Oh I need this support group right now. I am about a month and a half into rehab with my guy's devastating injury, most likely career ending injury. :(

    He had surgery on May 13th that required...
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    Little update... Liam has been great for...

    Little update...

    Liam has been great for rehab. He gets hand grazed daily without any issue, groomed daily, and rewrapped every night. Our bond in incredible right now.

    He stopped ulcer...
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    CindyCRNA - thank you, good luck to you too! Let...

    CindyCRNA - thank you, good luck to you too! Let me know how things go!
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    lotc2005 - thank you for your story... I am very...

    lotc2005 - thank you for your story... I am very happy that your girl is back! I need all the positive stories right now...
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    Update!!! Sorry it has taken me this long... ...

    Update!!! Sorry it has taken me this long...

    After reevaluation with the surgeon and a confirmed diagnoses of a "server medial suspensory branch avulsion", my guy had stem cells harvested and...
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    My boy was dropped off this morning at the clinic...

    My boy was dropped off this morning at the clinic to have reevaluation with the surgeon and to harvest stem cells today. Still keeping fingers crossed...
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    Update - First, Ace pills are just not as...

    Update -

    First, Ace pills are just not as effective as IM injections... lol, I have a bit of a wild horse on my hands now. Or maybe 5 days now of stall rest is catching up to him...

    Second -...
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    I guess my guy is a light weight. 1/2cc of ace...

    I guess my guy is a light weight. 1/2cc of ace every 12 hours has kept him calm. I did try to skip the 1/2cc of ace and at the 16hr mark, no go... Spoke to vet and we are going to try 2 tablets of...
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    Thank you everyone for the suggestions and the...

    Thank you everyone for the suggestions and the sympathy. I have been riding horses for over 23 years and this is my first major injury, I guess I can consider myself lucky. But like many of you...
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    Ok, we have been stalled rested for 3 days now, I...

    Ok, we have been stalled rested for 3 days now, I don't know how I am going to get through the next 117 days... What I found that has been working is 1/2cc of Ace every 12 hours. He is perfectly...
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    MorganJumper848 - He has shown a lot and shipped...

    MorganJumper848 - He has shown a lot and shipped out weekly for lessons, but hasn't "moved" anywhere in about 4 years. Always went back home, so I guess the answer to that is no...

    North Dakota -...
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    Move yesterday to rehab went successfully. He...

    Move yesterday to rehab went successfully. He settled in nicely with the help of 1 1/2cc of Ace. This morning, I went out to check on him before work, he was not so happy. Walking circles and...
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    gumtree - I thank you for your honesty. Yes,...

    gumtree - I thank you for your honesty.

    Yes, vet was very forth coming with pretty much what you wrote. I am not too optimistic, but I have to have hope, right... If I can get him pasture sound...
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    Spoke to insurance company - they will cover...

    Spoke to insurance company - they will cover until Nov 9th, which is great!
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    Update! Sorry for the long post... Thank you...

    Update! Sorry for the long post...

    Thank you for all the insurance advise and I am going to take a look at my policy closely to see how they will cover after August.

    L00kAtMeN0w - good to...
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    MorganJumper848 - Interesting, my insurance...

    MorganJumper848 - Interesting, my insurance renews in August. I would assume at this point they will not insure this leg, but they would have to complete treatment if needed until the injury is...
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    Thank you merrygoround - all good points My...

    Thank you merrygoround - all good points

    My boy is a HOT one without turnout - rehab is going to be interesting and I am really keeping this in mind when talking with the vet about prognoses. I...
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    Beowulf - thank you for your honesty. My vet...

    Beowulf - thank you for your honesty.

    My vet was not that optimistic for full recovery. Which is heart breaking, but I am dealing with it. I am getting second opinions, the first one being...
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    MorganJumper848 - I am so sorry to hear about...

    MorganJumper848 - I am so sorry to hear about your horse :(

    CindyCRNA - eeek!!!!

    Well, he is my show jumper. He is 11 years old. I guess my plan is to rehab him with the intentions of him...
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    Anyone have this injury??? My boy has ultrasound...

    Anyone have this injury??? My boy has ultrasound tomorrow to confirm how severe tear is (looks to be over 50%, but vet wants good ultrasound to confirm)and my tummy is just in knots...

    I have be...
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    Suspensory Branch Injury - What am I looking at?

    My horse was diagnosed with a suspensory branch tear off the sesamoid bone in his left hind leg. My vet wants to get final confirmation this week in the clinic with a better ultra sound machine.
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    Just wanted to follow up with what I tried and...

    Just wanted to follow up with what I tried and really liked. It is the Stubben Golden Gag Horse Bit. Perfect amount of leverage and side of the mouth control.
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    Bit Suggestion

    My OTTB can be fussy about the bit. I flat him in a loose ring copper mouth oval link and he loves it. Will accept the bit and be soft and supple in it. I jumped him in this bit up until the end...
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    I don't live in a tornado area, but I do live in...

    I don't live in a tornado area, but I do live in an area that has had numerous hurricanes. My horse lives out 24/7. Fortunately hurricanes are predicted days in advance and you do have time to prep...
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