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  1. Thread: Uveal Cysts?

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    Are you looking at the corpora nigrans? They are...

    Are you looking at the corpora nigrans? They are a normal part of the eye, but can get cystic (you're horse's appear normal).
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    I've never understood this rule. Especially in...

    I've never understood this rule. Especially in the Junior division. A junior cannot take a pony to NAJYRC, which is unfortunate. Why limit that pony and rider to second level (fei ponies).
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    The cost depends on the vet's preferred method of...

    The cost depends on the vet's preferred method of performing the procedure-standing vs down. If it's done standing, which is common, it may be similarly priced with the addition of contrast dye and a...
  4. Agreed! Usually it means it something too stupid...

    Agreed! Usually it means it something too stupid to put in the title, so they just say "and then this happened". Should be banned from the title of Facebook articles! This was much better than...
  5. Positive Glanders tests from horses stabled at the Rio Olympics future stabling.

    http://m.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11490674

    Brazil seems to think this is no big deal, but disagree. Positive glanders tests in Olympic horses going home next year...
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    You are confusing monoiodoacetic acid fusion and...

    You are confusing monoiodoacetic acid fusion and ethyl alcohol fusion. Very big difference! Monoiodoacetic acid fusion is often extremely painful and in my opinion, not an ethical option with other...
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    Talk to your lameness vet about alcohol fusing...

    Talk to your lameness vet about alcohol fusing the hocks. The injection deadens the nerves in the joint capsule and cartilage, immediately providing pain relief. It also quickens the process. Time...
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    Call your vet in the morning for their input. If...

    Call your vet in the morning for their input. If he's not drinking and having diarrhea, dehydration can become a big issue quickly and progress to deadly complications. Check skin tenting, gum color,...
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    Upside down is relative. I place it in the best...

    Upside down is relative. I place it in the best place where the buckle and keepers won't rub or pinch at the lips. I prefer it to all fit under the chin, but in reality it doesn't always fit the way...
  10. Gentamicin is an antiobiotic. In the link, the...

    Gentamicin is an antiobiotic. In the link, the betamethasone is the steroid.

    I've had really good luck using "Today", cow mastitis treatment, for bacterial scratches. If it's going to work, the...
  11. Polyacrylamide hydrogel has been in clinical...

    Polyacrylamide hydrogel has been in clinical trials for equine use in the US. Here's the first related link I found:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4403890/

    My mentor made a good...
  12. If you are at all thinking you may want to save...

    If you are at all thinking you may want to save this filly for breeding, give this vet a call before you euthanize: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=812392422190297&id=119581104804769&_rdr...
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    Straw or shavings in the trailer?

    I have used straw in my trailer for several years and it's my first choice in a trailer with drainage. The pee drains straight out the bottom of my old trailer (rumber floor with a couple of mm's...
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    Usef's withdrawal time for xylazine is 7 days....

    Usef's withdrawal time for xylazine is 7 days. The detection time is shorter.
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    Another thing that helps is stretching their legs...

    Another thing that helps is stretching their legs forward and up after the girth is fully tightened. It pulls the skin out from under the girth, stopping pinching. It may allow your girth to work for...
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    The fever, lameness and acute onset make...

    The fever, lameness and acute onset make cellulitis the likely culprit. Lymphagitis is a possible complication of cellulitis, but this is minimized by proper treatment of the cellulitis. Lymphagitis...
  17. That's really disappointing. Too mild of mouth...

    That's really disappointing. Too mild of mouth piece?!? Surely there is a better reason.
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    I agree. My bug sensitive horse is wearing his...

    I agree. My bug sensitive horse is wearing his sheet today in 100+ weather. He will sweat in his flank chest and neck. It's a natural cooling method. Free access to water and salt is of course...
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    Since the farrier noted resistance to having his...

    Since the farrier noted resistance to having his feet trimmed, then it's worth having a good lameness vet investigate. It's always easier to address issues from early on rather than wait and see.
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    Poll: Other: I try to not do the same day twice in a...

    Other: I try to not do the same day twice in a row. There is a lot of variety. Range 30-80 minutes including warm up and cool down.
  21. I saw it quite a bit this spring. One TD was a...

    I saw it quite a bit this spring. One TD was a bothered by it when jackets were waived, but she said once she let one person do it, she had to allow it for everyone else. I think they are pretty ugly...
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    I've never seen one with a pattern in the show...

    I've never seen one with a pattern in the show ring (maybe I'm not looking), but basically stock ties can be very individual in material, shape, some added bling or contrast piping. It's about what...
  23. Sometimes small tears can cause bleeding between...

    Sometimes small tears can cause bleeding between the tendon fibers that give the appearance on ultrasound of a much larger tear. I always like to have a 2nd ultrasound after 3 weeks if a "hole" was...
  24. The bone scan included the neck right? I ask...

    The bone scan included the neck right? I ask because your description screams neck. It's also possible to have old bone changes that no longer light up on bone scan, that are impinging or irritating...
  25. One thing to think about, if you were a buyer...

    One thing to think about, if you were a buyer looking to buy your horse, and after full disclosure of the injury would 9/10 people expect a 2/3rd drop in price? Is she at higher risk of further or...
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