I feel horrible I think its all my fault.... - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
 1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 13 Old 04-27-2013, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,367
• Horses: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shropshirerosie View Post
When I had a pony come down with Laminitis he came in the the stable for a fortnight before he was even shown a blade of grass again. Only when he is absolutely sound should he be asked to start moving again.

Then extremely limited grass, and as saddlebag said, the night grass is weaker than day grass, and so if you can put him out at night and in at day that is indeed the best.

I would be inclined to stay off any kind of painkilling supplement that is got prescribed by the vet. Partly because you don't know how it's going to effect his metabolism, partly because you need to know whether he is in pain or not.

Good luck with him. Follow the vet's advice to the letter, and phone him up to ask for more if you are unsure.
The vet was there and said the supplement stuff would be fine to give him. and i am following his advice to the tee =)

Talking to your horse is sometimes all the therapy you need.
Check out my new Blog
Sights from the Saddle
shaggy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 13 Old 04-27-2013, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,367
• Horses: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by Saddlebag View Post
You need to change the sequence of when he's in. Put him out during the night when the sugars are down in the roots of the grass. In the morning as the sun warms the day the sugars come up in the grass. There is a good possibility this is what caused the problem. We see this more with cool nights and hottish days.
I can't change it. i have to do whats easier for the BO cause she's helping me. Its easier for my put him up cause then i can feed him and clean the stall for him. Plus the both the Vet and the Farrier said as long as he has the muzzle he sould be fine for that amount of turn out.

Talking to your horse is sometimes all the therapy you need.
Check out my new Blog
Sights from the Saddle
shaggy is offline  
post #13 of 13 Old 04-27-2013, 10:37 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,367
• Horses: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by JustDressageIt View Post
Get lots and lots of shavings down - bed his stall down DEEP so that he can lay down comfortably.
I did! he got two bags of fluffy shavings and he loves them lol

Talking to your horse is sometimes all the therapy you need.
Check out my new Blog
Sights from the Saddle

Last edited by shaggy; 04-27-2013 at 10:42 PM.
shaggy is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
i feel horrible EnglishGirl144 English Riding 6 03-16-2012 09:51 AM
I feel like a horrible person and boarder... FlyinSoLow Barn Maintenance 6 03-24-2010 09:29 PM
I feel like such a horrible horse owner. =( Wallaby Horse Talk 30 01-17-2010 11:43 PM
I feel like a horrible horse Mummy... CrazyChester Horse Talk 9 09-29-2009 08:54 PM
Feel Horrible.. horseluver50 Horse Riding 3 09-07-2009 02:41 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome