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  1. #1
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    Default Jingles please. Mild Colic

    Pretty sure we are out of the woods. Vet came & went. Horse is now up, & picking at hay. My nerves prob need jingles more than aged gelding does.

    TIA
    "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."



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    Jingles for your gelding (and you, too!)



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    Jingles for both you and your boy. Glad he seems to be rebounding.

    My vet always brings me a bottle of red wine for my nerves when he comes. Honestly, I think it is harder on the human counterpart than the horse sometimes.



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    Jingles! My boy had a bad colic this fall, so I definitely know how you're feeling. **hugs**

    Kim



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    Around here, there seem to have been more than it's share of colics this winter.

    Jingles for you and your horse.

    Hoping he will keep improving.



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    Jingles for the horse and (((((HUGS))))) for you.

    I've dealt with a horse for years with usually mild but chronic gas colic. Usually about 5-7 cc of Banamine orally and about 20-40 minutes on the lunge line at a walk and trot and he was fine. I used to joke that the horse was really a drug addict and wanted his Banamne fix.

    Finally one of the vets recommended using Gastro-gard. While it was expensive, the horse went from maybe 7+ colics/yr to one and 2013 was the first year with none.
    Sue
    Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to keep the crazies from following you!



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    Jingles sent for you and your horse.



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    Definitely colic weather around here. Many jingles for you both!



  9. #9
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    Thank you everyone. Gelding seems fine today. Perhaps a little quiet. But fine. No clue what brought it on.

    Local vet is not known for beside manners. (When he arrived everyone else suddenly disappeared.)

    Emotionally, I am ok today. Four hours waiting took a toll on me w/ worry last night.

    My endless thanks to neighbors, giving up their evening, helping me hand walk for 4 hours awaiting vet..
    "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."



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