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post #1 of 6 Old 07-19-2008, 01:01 PM Thread Starter
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How long will it take for my horse's hives to go away? My trainer said the horses get them whenever it rains heavily. Has your horse ever had hives? Did they go away within a week?
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-19-2008, 01:05 PM
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It depends. I've had a horse that got hives alot and I bought a salve, and it made them fade within a week, but Im not sure how long it would take without treating them
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-19-2008, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, they are not bad or anything, just like a select few on his butt. My mom said she didn't even notice them. But if they get bad I'm going to buy something for them.
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post #4 of 6 Old 07-19-2008, 10:33 PM
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Might want to try Histall it is a antihistamine for horses
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-19-2008, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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THanks! I'll look into those.
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post #6 of 6 Old 07-21-2008, 02:51 PM
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my mare used to get hives all the time just randomly and my vet told me to bathe her in apple cider vinegar or white vinegar, sounds weird but it worked and it was gone, not to mention it also keeps away flies and mosquitoes! So you might want to try that.

"The horse you get off is not the same as the horse you got on; it is your job as a rider to ensure that as often as possible the change is for the better."
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