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  • Amount of asprin to gice a horse
  • Asprin -how much can be given to a horse

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    06-19-2012, 06:51 PM
  #11
Yearling
Sorry is I sounded huffy everyone I've had a stressful week and then blaze went and did this
     
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    06-19-2012, 07:00 PM
  #12
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Originally Posted by shaggy    
Im hoping to get some bute from the vet if I can ever get the vet out and yeah he's still limping pretty bad. It took me ten minutes to get him to the barn and then poor guy I left the stall door open for him to go in if wanted (also wanted to see if he would move on his own.) and it took him a another ten minutes to ease himself into the stall
Ouch that sounds bad. I wonder if an abscess could have developed that quickly. Can your farrier get there quicker?
     
    06-19-2012, 07:31 PM
  #13
Green Broke
If it took a long time it was probably because not many people have given a horse aspirin so they didnt want to answer falsely

I would try to get the farrier out to see if theres something bigger going on.
     
    06-19-2012, 10:17 PM
  #14
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Shropshirerosie    
Ouch that sounds bad. I wonder if an abscess could have developed that quickly. Can your farrier get there quicker?
Yeah poor guy. I wish the Farrier could. We can't get a hold of him. We've been trying and trying because all the horses are over due for trimmings.
     
    06-19-2012, 10:19 PM
  #15
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Roperchick    
if it took a long time it was probably because not many people have given a horse aspirin so they didnt want to answer falsely

I would try to get the farrier out to see if theres something bigger going on.
I didn't think about not many people giving aspirin because it sounded so common I guess when se told me about it. Like I said above we can't get a hold of our farrier.
     
    06-19-2012, 10:23 PM
  #16
Yearling
We give aspraease (?) from our tack store we always have a tube of that plus bute.
     
    06-19-2012, 10:24 PM
  #17
Yearling
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Originally Posted by HarleyWood    
we give aspraease (?) from our tack store we always have a tube of that plus bute.
huh i'll have to check and see if they have that at the our co-op tomorrow.
     
    06-19-2012, 10:25 PM
  #18
Green Broke
Aaaah farriers..... never there when ur trying to get hold of them haha! Maybe try another this one time?
     
    06-20-2012, 12:57 AM
  #19
Yearling
We always have tubes of them around just in case like when my gelding got an hoof absess and couldnt walk on his front leg, it helped a lot, and he's walking much better over a week later. We gave him it for 4 days 2 notches a day, he's 16hh and very muscular and probley 1400 pounds.
     
    06-20-2012, 01:19 AM
  #20
Green Broke
Google aspirin powder for horses. It's been around a long time.
If your horse is that sore I don't know what a farrier could do.
He may need X-rays &/or nerve blocks to pinpoint the problem.
     

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