Update on possible cushings 9 year old gelding
GOOd news hes not cushings but he is IR so a major diet change is in need.Now hes showing signs of gastric ulcers pinning ears when cinched up will bite if given a chance. But the chance to bite never happens his nose meets my fist in a big hurry. Just talked to vet about scoping him id have to haul him four hours one way thats a tank of gas for one way trip. Then another tank of gas to come home four hours total drive time eight hours. The cost alone is high 800 dollars 350 of that is to treat the ulcers.Then another 120 or better for gas. Vet did say i could just treat him and get a exam done with out having to scope that would be 375 with exam and treatment. So iam at a loss not sure what to do. All i know is hes really crabby doesnt want to be touched and a real pill to ride. Kicks out at my legs pins ears and when we get home hes kicking at his belly. Has coliced twice in the past 12 days not real serious but not wanting to eat and laying down alot. This is totally not like him hes alway very willing and loves to go on trails not any more. We have had a few go rounds which he doent win on but i know hes hurting kicking up at his belly is a sure sign of pain. So my saga goes on just spent 950. No hauling him any where right now were getting a snow storm so roads will be icky. Hes had his teeth floated hes been wormed did fecal egg count before worming so i know what worms iam tageting.