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        01-09-2013, 10:23 AM
      #21
    Foal
    Just wanted to update on heaves and my mare. 3 weeks after shewas standing in the field, unable to breath we went on a small ride that turned iinto a very strenuous hill ride and lasted about 4 hours ( I got lost)
    My mare who 3 weeks ago I was going to have euthanised..did wonderful. Not even 1 cough.
    The ONLY thing I am doing differently right now, after her round of dex and nebulizer treatments is I have her out 24/7, pulled her off round bales, and give her regular square baled hay..not even soaked anymore.
    I swear..the albuterol nebulizer saved herl ife. I couldnt pay 200 bucks for the equinemask so made one outof a milk jug.
    This posrt is to give hope. You can manage heaves!
         
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        01-09-2013, 10:39 AM
      #22
    Trained
    Good to hear! Keep in mind, from experience, it's all about management. Damage to the lungs has been done, its irreversible, but manageable.
         

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