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        12-16-2010, 07:10 PM
      #11
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by Buckcherry    
    I don't know about you guys but here in Maryland the vets recommend getting them checked for worms twice a year. And only worming them if they have a parasite. Because the horses are becoming immune to the wormers because of over use.
    But I understand if your horses do have worms then worming would be a problem. :)

    We use different wormers everytime so that the horses don't come immune to them. And also apple flavoured wormers don't work for tess, she isnt stupid lol she knows what it is and she don't want anything to do with it'!
         
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        12-16-2010, 07:12 PM
      #12
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by mbender    
    That's just a gadget not a cure. Now that she's been wormed start over with a empty syringe. First start off by rubbing your hands all over her nose and mouth. Even putting a finger in her mouth. If she fights this, you can't move on. Do not stop rubbing until she stops moving around. The slightest stop, you stop. Don't go to the syringe until you master touching.

    Do the same rubbing with the syringe. Inserting the syringe slightly and moving it about. Do that until she let's you without moving.
    You can fill the syringe with applesauce for the next step of actually plunging it in her mouth. Don't let her head go until she's relaxed then do it again. I would do this as much as you can until she isn't resisting the syringe anymore. Good luck
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    I will have to try this. My shetland actually opens his mouth for the wormer and then wants more! Strange boy he is though.....
         
        12-16-2010, 07:42 PM
      #13
    Green Broke
    Pinto, my pony was the same way. I couldn't give her enough. Was kinda nice hey?
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        12-16-2010, 07:43 PM
      #14
    Trained
    Sure was, at least you didnt have to tackle him to the ground to give it to him
    When worming zorro, you just have to yell "Zorro, Wormer!!" and he comes bolting up neighing!
         
        12-16-2010, 07:45 PM
      #15
    Green Broke
    Lol! I wonder why that is?
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        12-16-2010, 07:49 PM
      #16
    Trained
    Me too! It can't be cos he likes it im sure, I bet it tastes like crap the way Tess carrys on with it lol
         
        12-16-2010, 07:55 PM
      #17
    Green Broke
    Taste it! Dare ya :p
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        12-16-2010, 07:57 PM
      #18
    Green Broke
    Maybe instead we should eat it in front of them and tell them its good. *turns head and pucks*
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        12-16-2010, 08:02 PM
      #19
    Trained
    Not on your life!! Lol imagine that:
    " Tessy look, it's good" I eat it then turn around and puke
    Tess thinks "yeah right stupid!"
    Lol
         
        12-16-2010, 08:05 PM
      #20
    Green Broke
    Lol lol oh my lol! Mmmmm
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