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post #11 of 20 Old 07-29-2013, 08:15 AM
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post #12 of 20 Old 07-29-2013, 09:31 AM
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I would get a vet's diagnosis before trying any home treatment. The last thing I want to hear is, "You should have called sooner."
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Vet only comes to my town on tuesdays so he will come to the barn tuesday afternoon and I will start the cough free tuesday after the vet has come. Turns out someone else boarding there has the cough free and she will let me try it :)
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Keep her outside in fresh air for now and to allow her to self exercise.
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Oki well since im from Canada I was trying to find a canadian place to order and apparantely they sell some at Greenhawk but not on their website so if it really works I will try to call them and order a tub :) I also saw some on ebay!

Saddlebag, she is never inside, always outside 24/7 and she's 6 yrs old which is why im having a hard time believing it could be heaves since this usually happens to horses who are inside a barn all the time or older horses.........but hey, nothing is impossible

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Another common cause is eating from round bales of lesser quality.
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My mare has recently started to cough when being ridden, usually it just sounded like she was clearing her airways but today she was breathing heavily and coughing continuously. She had a slightly runny nose but nothing to unusual and her glands are slightly swollen.
Should I call the vet or see if it passes?

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Can you see her sides heaving? Is she in the stable on hay/straw? She could be having a reaction to dust, where the spores attack her lungs. She might just need a dose of ventipulmin which is only available from the vet
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post #19 of 20 Old 07-29-2013, 06:43 PM
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If by heaving you mean breathing deep in the flank then yes a little. She outside all the time and is on round bales. I bought her may 2012 so i've had her for a year and she's been to the same place since, never moved. She was fine last summer, it only started on July 17. I rode her July 15 and she was perfectly fine, breathing normal and everything.

Where I board they always give round bales in the field I've got no control over that And yep Vet is coming tomorrow so I will ask him whatever we can try to make her feel and breath better! :)
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and oopps sorry I just saw that the the post was meant for the other quote :P
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