Advice on putting weight on 13 year old under weight thoroughbred *PICTURES* - Page 8
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Advice on putting weight on 13 year old under weight thoroughbred *PICTURES*

This is a discussion on Advice on putting weight on 13 year old under weight thoroughbred *PICTURES* within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    Like Tree26Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-04-2014, 09:19 PM
      #71
    Started
    Stick with it then girl! Your horse will be well, just may take some time.
    Looks like a nice feed. If I ever win the lottery and can move some place warmer I have to remember that brand.

    Chick's saddlery has Equimax on sale for 8.99. It's labeled for tape worms

    .Saddles Tack Horse Supplies - ChickSaddlery.com Equimax Paste Wormer <>

    Cheapest I've seen for a couple years now.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        03-04-2014, 09:25 PM
      #72
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by SueNH    
    stick with it then girl! Your horse will be well, just may take some time.
    Looks like a nice feed. If I ever win the lottery and can move some place warmer I have to remember that brand.

    Chick's saddlery has Equimax on sale for 8.99. It's labeled for tape worms

    .Saddles Tack Horse Supplies - ChickSaddlery.com Equimax Paste Wormer <>

    Cheapest I've seen for a couple years now.
    Yeah I think this will be "the feed" lol and oh okay awesome thanks going to treat her for tape worms then let y'all know how that goes!!!
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        03-04-2014, 09:43 PM
      #73
    Green Broke
    I just looked up the feed is said 6%? But as long as it is working for you. I would feed more though, but check what the bag says. Maybe call and talk to a representative and tell them you have a rescue in bad shape and what would they recommend?
         
        03-04-2014, 09:46 PM
      #74
    Green Broke
    I specified we weren't trying to harass you but I should also specify the "harassing" is us simply trying to advise, which I know you want.

    There are a lot of things the people (everyone, not just you) don't think of until something clicks. Which is why we are saying these things. Several of those rescue images posted are TBs which look much better in a relatively short amount of time. No one is pointing fingers at your care, just saying you should up her feed and check out any other health avenues via the vet.

    Tapeworms are indeed a possibility. First check if what you are deworming with coves tapeworms, second get a fecal to make sure she is clear!

    There could be something besides or instead or tapeworms, but I'm pretty sure there is something going on. Make sure she is 100% worm free is a good place to start.

    New_Image, congrats on those rescues!
    jaydee likes this.
         
        03-04-2014, 10:08 PM
      #75
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Yogiwick    
    I just looked up the feed is said 6%? But as long as it is working for you. I would feed more though, but check what the bag says. Maybe call and talk to a representative and tell them you have a rescue in bad shape and what would they recommend?
    Says 8% on feed tag and I weighed it out she's getting 3.5 pounds twice a day plus unlimited Bahia and beetpulp
    Posted via Mobile Device
    stevenson likes this.
         
        03-04-2014, 10:30 PM
      #76
    Green Broke
    Oooh.. I was looking at textured. I see the pelleted is 8%. My bad.

    (Isn't this what the other poster recommended? K Finish® Horse Supplement I'll have to try it some time.)

    I would still think to up it, to me it's on the lower end. You're definitely on the right track though!

    To save anyone else looking it up (second amounts are hay):

    Mature Weight: 880-1,100 lbs
    Idle
    4-8
    9 - 14
    Light Training
    6-10
    10 - 16
    Moderate Training
    8-12
    10 - 16
    Intense Training
    10-14
    12 - 18
    Mature Weight: 1,100-1,320 lbs
    Idle
    5-9
    12 -18
    Light Training
    7-11
    14 -20
    Moderate Training
    10-14
    14 -20
    Intense Training
    12-16
    16 - 22


    Crude Protein (Min.)............................................ ........... 14.0%
    Lysine (Min.)............................................ ...................... 0.75%
    Methionine (Min.) .................................................. ........ 0.22%
    Methionine & Cystine (Min.).......................................... 0.50%
    Threonine (Min.) .................................................. .......... 0.50%
    Crude Fat (Min.)............................................ ................... 8.0%
    Crude Fiber (Max.)............................................ ............. 20.0%
    Calcium (Ca) (Min.) .................................................. ....... 0.8%
    Calcium (Ca) (Max.)............................................ ............. 1.3%
    Phosphorus (P) (Min.) .................................................. .. 0.60%
    Copper (Cu) (Min.)............................................ ........... 65 ppm
    Zinc (Zn) (Min.) .................................................. ........200 ppm
    Selenium (Se) (Min.) .................................................. ..0.6 ppm
    Potassium (K) (Min.)............................................ ............ 1.0%
    Magnesium (Mg) (Min.)............................................ ..... 0.35%
    Manganese (Mn) (Min.)............................................ ...160 ppm
    Cobalt (Co) (Min.)............................................ ............1.3 ppm
    Iron (Fe) (Min.) .................................................. .........440 ppm
    Iodine (I) (Min.)............................................ ................1.1 ppm
    Salt (NaCl) (Min.)............................................ ................. 0.5%
    Salt (NaCl) (Max.)............................................ ................ 1.0%
    Vitamin A (Min.)............................................ ....... 5,500 IU/lb.
    Vitamin D (Min.)............................................ .......... 500 IU/lb.
    Vitamin E (Min.) .................................................. .... 200 IU/lb.
    Vitamin C (Min.) .................................................. ..... 25 mg/lb.
    Biotin (Min.)............................................ ................. 0.7 mg/lb.
    Thiamine (Min.) .................................................. ..... 8.5 mg/lb.
    Riboflavin (Min.)............................................ .......... 4.5 mg/lb.
    Omega 6 Fatty Acids (Min.) ............................................. 2.8%
    Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Min.) ............................................. 0.3%
         
        03-04-2014, 10:34 PM
      #77
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Yogiwick    
    Oooh.. I was looking at textured. I see the pelleted is 8%. My bad.

    (Isn't this what the other poster recommended? K Finish® Horse Supplement I'll have to try it some time.)

    I would still think to up it, to me it's on the lower end. You're definitely on the right track though!

    To save anyone else looking it up (second amounts are hay):

    Mature Weight: 880-1,100 lbs
    Idle
    4-8
    9 - 14
    Light Training
    6-10
    10 - 16
    Moderate Training
    8-12
    10 - 16
    Intense Training
    10-14
    12 - 18
    Mature Weight: 1,100-1,320 lbs
    Idle
    5-9
    12 -18
    Light Training
    7-11
    14 -20
    Moderate Training
    10-14
    14 -20
    Intense Training
    12-16
    16 - 22


    Crude Protein (Min.)............................................ ........... 14.0%
    Lysine (Min.)............................................ ...................... 0.75%
    Methionine (Min.) .................................................. ........ 0.22%
    Methionine & Cystine (Min.).......................................... 0.50%
    Threonine (Min.) .................................................. .......... 0.50%
    Crude Fat (Min.)............................................ ................... 8.0%
    Crude Fiber (Max.)............................................ ............. 20.0%
    Calcium (Ca) (Min.) .................................................. ....... 0.8%
    Calcium (Ca) (Max.)............................................ ............. 1.3%
    Phosphorus (P) (Min.) .................................................. .. 0.60%
    Copper (Cu) (Min.)............................................ ........... 65 ppm
    Zinc (Zn) (Min.) .................................................. ........200 ppm
    Selenium (Se) (Min.) .................................................. ..0.6 ppm
    Potassium (K) (Min.)............................................ ............ 1.0%
    Magnesium (Mg) (Min.)............................................ ..... 0.35%
    Manganese (Mn) (Min.)............................................ ...160 ppm
    Cobalt (Co) (Min.)............................................ ............1.3 ppm
    Iron (Fe) (Min.) .................................................. .........440 ppm
    Iodine (I) (Min.)............................................ ................1.1 ppm
    Salt (NaCl) (Min.)............................................ ................. 0.5%
    Salt (NaCl) (Max.)............................................ ................ 1.0%
    Vitamin A (Min.)............................................ ....... 5,500 IU/lb.
    Vitamin D (Min.)............................................ .......... 500 IU/lb.
    Vitamin E (Min.) .................................................. .... 200 IU/lb.
    Vitamin C (Min.) .................................................. ..... 25 mg/lb.
    Biotin (Min.)............................................ ................. 0.7 mg/lb.
    Thiamine (Min.) .................................................. ..... 8.5 mg/lb.
    Riboflavin (Min.)............................................ .......... 4.5 mg/lb.
    Omega 6 Fatty Acids (Min.) ............................................. 2.8%
    Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Min.) ............................................. 0.3%
    Thank you and yes I'm thinking about getting the k finish as well as a top dressing to help boost up everything cause you only need 1-3 lb I think I'm heading in right direction with this feed safechoice was just HORRIBLE..
    Posted via Mobile Device
    Yogiwick likes this.
         
        03-04-2014, 10:37 PM
      #78
    Weanling
    Also how much would you if you were me bump up this feed? Right now we're at 7lb a day in grain.. I also know it not good to feed more then 5lb in a single feeding..
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        03-04-2014, 11:08 PM
      #79
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kimberlyrae1993    
    Also how much would you if you were me bump up this feed? Right now we're at 7lb a day in grain.. I also know it not good to feed more then 5lb in a single feeding..
    Posted via Mobile Device
    Kimberlyrae, the way I've had success is to feed for the weight they SHOULD be, not for the weight they're at. So, if she weighed 700 lbs when you got her and you want her at 900 lbs, then you'd start low and work your way up to the mid range they're suggesting feeding. So I'd be working my way up to 10 lbs/day divided into 3 feedings. You add 1 lb of feed per week until you're up to where you should be to maintain her at the weight you want her at. So, if she's gaining on 7 lbs, then do that for 1 week and add 1/2 lb per feeding, do that for a week and at another 1/2 lb per feeding, until she tapes at close to what you think is her ideal weight.

    I also would recommend doing a fecal on her and dosing her for exactly what it says she has. That way you don't give her a treatment for strongyles when she has tapes. If her teeth are good, and you get the worms all cleared out, if she doesn't have ulcers, she ought to start packing the weight on really quickly. Sometimes it just takes a bit of time for them to turn the corner after all the health issues are addressed.

    She's looking a lot better from pic 1 to the latest pic. You're on the right path.



    This is a mare I reposessed, about 1 month after I got her home. I was so disgusted with how she looked, I wouldn't even take pics the day I picked her up.



    This is her before I sold her. She was a Saddlebred, so has a long thin neck, no matter what.



    About 8 weeks after I got her home. The first 3 I never even saw her face, she kept her head buried in the hay.
    jaydee and Yogiwick like this.
         
        03-04-2014, 11:16 PM
      #80
    Green Broke
    ^^ This.

    I think adding a little of the k finish sounds good too. Very high in fat.
    New_image likes this.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Putting weight on very under weight thoroughbred mare kimberlyrae1993 Horse Nutrition 18 01-31-2014 02:21 PM
    help putting on weight! LaYuqwam111 Horse Health 2 12-07-2012 01:53 AM
    Putting weight on my old TB EWUGirl3544 Horse Nutrition 3 02-07-2012 04:37 AM
    Putting weight on senior horses...advice? JLynn Horse Nutrition 8 11-24-2011 02:40 PM
    Putting on weight? Supermane Horse Nutrition 25 04-26-2010 10:36 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:04 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0