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I don't think he's not colicing but something is off.

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        04-24-2013, 04:52 PM
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    Weanling
    Oh, duh! Sorry, blonde moment, haha! I was planning on getting his teeth checked anyway.
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        04-24-2013, 04:57 PM
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    Green Broke
    He needs a vet.
         
        04-24-2013, 05:14 PM
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    Weanling
    Another question. My BO just put lime down on the field and I don't know if Jackson(the colt) has ever been around the stuff. It's suppose to be completely safe for horses but could that be a factor in this?
         
        04-24-2013, 09:46 PM
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    Trained
    I would eliminate the sweet feed. Hay, minerals and salt only then if he needs extra for growth/work add something without molasses/sugar crap. Let him beg all he wants for the sugar. He's a kid - he doesn't know any better. :)

    I would not ride him. At all. He's too young.

    When he's hot and sweaty is his heart racing as well? Have you taken his temperature and respiratory rate? I would document those for the vet if you haven't already.

    I would also check on him overnight. Hay and water only in his stall/paddock.

    I hope it turns out to be a simple thing. Good luck.

    I'll be interested to know what the vet thinks as well.
         

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