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    05-03-2013, 03:41 PM
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Foal
look at him now

I am so happy and I hope you agree. In just 1 week of lots of TLC do you think my Diamond looks better? I know he still needs 2 gain more weight but I love how he is doing.
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    05-03-2013, 03:51 PM
  #2
Foal
Yes he is looking much better. Still has a little ways to go, but much better than the first photo.

What have you changed?
     
    05-03-2013, 04:28 PM
  #3
Foal
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Originally Posted by ladygodiva1228    
Yes he is looking much better. Still has a little ways to go, but much better than the first photo.

What have you changed?
I go and see him everyday 2 make sure he has a lot to eat in his stall with fresh water, also I walk him outside the pasture on a lead rope so I can see him getting awesome spring grass ,clover and Dandalions. I will get him wormed next week .
     
    05-03-2013, 05:26 PM
  #4
Green Broke
He's looking great! Although, I'd try to not give him any clover. Some types can make them drool and other nasty stuff, so just try to avoid it. Good work!
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    05-03-2013, 07:09 PM
  #5
Foal
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Originally Posted by Kayella    
He's looking great! Although, I'd try to not give him any clover. Some types can make them drool and other nasty stuff, so just try to avoid it. Good work!
Thank for the tip about clover
     
    05-03-2013, 07:59 PM
  #6
Showing
He does look better! Handgrazing will get you results very fast. You are such a good horse mom!!!!
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    05-03-2013, 08:37 PM
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Showing
Of course I'm only going off one not very good pic(need some different angles) but I don't know about the 'needs more' he doesn't look underweight to me in this pic. He is of course lacking muscle & his hind quarters look a bit funny, perhaps giving the appearance of being lighter than he is.

As a guide, horses (as with people) are healthier if on the light side, rather than overweight. You need to look at the entire horse, not just topline or ribs or such, to get a good idea. Different beasts carry weight differently. Ribs should be 'covered' & not easily visible but easily felt...
     
    05-03-2013, 08:41 PM
  #8
Showing
Oh just have to comment on a common mistake with rope halters... tie it around the loop from throat/cheek, not above it. That way it can't pull loose or get tight & jammed
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    05-03-2013, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by loosie    
Oh just have to comment on a common mistake with rope halters... tie it around the loop from throat/cheek, not above it. That way it can't pull loose or get tight & jammed
Thx he came with that halter I plan on getting him a leather one.I lov this group to help me.
     
    05-03-2013, 08:58 PM
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Foal
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Originally Posted by waresbear    
He does look better! Handgrazing will get you results very fast. You are such a good horse mom!!!!
I am doing everything I can with everyones help. I plan on having Diamond for as long as we live.
Thank you
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