Upsetting experience

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Upsetting experience

This is a discussion on Upsetting experience within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-08-2012, 12:01 AM
Upsetting experience

I always forget that my mare is an "old horse", she always acts like a filly. But really she's 24...

Today, the farrier came and she was being really weird with her right hind leg, really playing up. When the farrier let go of her leg, she couldn't put it down! When she did manage to get it back down, she was limping for a few moments. She was obviously in pain, which is why she'd been playing up. It looked like the pain was coming from her hip.

I'll be getting a chiro out this week to look at her, and I'll be adding joint supplements to her diet. I don't know what the point of this post is, just needed to vent. My poor old darling :(
Sponsored Links
    07-08-2012, 12:07 AM
Awww.....I hope she gets better soon!
    07-08-2012, 12:21 AM
It is so hard when they are in pain..hope she feels better soon!
    07-08-2012, 12:23 AM
Green Broke
Poor girlie. Hope she feels better. You might consider adequan generic, it's helping my boy.
Posted via Mobile Device
    07-08-2012, 12:30 AM
She's probably not in a lot of pain all the time, just when the foot is held up for awhile. STill, I am sure you want her as comfy as possible.
    07-08-2012, 04:40 PM
I don't know if your farrier can trim her lower to the ground and closer into her frame or not. If she has any stifle or hip soreness or any ouchiness, maybe some gentle stretches can help a little beforehand too. Holistic Horse Works on youtube has free videos available online, here is a link if you're interested in this:

HolisticHorseWorks - YouTube

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Well, this sucks. (mildly upsetting/graphic) ilovemyPhillip Hobbies 36 07-23-2011 02:06 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0