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post #1 of 5 Old 11-28-2011, 10:06 AM Thread Starter
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i feel like i am forgetting something

so today the vet is finally coming to look over the new horse bailey.
I can't be there for the visit bc of work but I have this horrible feeling I am forgetting to tell my mom something to discuss with the vet.
I sat down yesterday with my mom explaining what the vet was going to do and I even wrote it out for her just in case she forgot something.
I hate when I get this feeling bc it usually is right. Err..
So here is my checklist for the vet for today pls feel free to add to it as I already am freaking out.

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- full exam - heart, lungs, etc
- vaccines
- coggins
- skin scraping
- look at cuts around his tail that aren't healing to my satisfaction
- weird bumps on the side of his spine like hives
- blood work

- I am waiting a month or 2 to have the vet back to do: sheath cleanings on all the geldings as someones post earlier has me scared I am missing the bean :/ and I will have all the teeth floated at the same time as they will be sedated.

What am I missing???
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post #2 of 5 Old 11-28-2011, 10:12 AM
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wow. I'm a bad horse owner, I never write lists xD
If something is wrong I call the vet if my trainer can't help, and if its jab time, I ask the vet if there is anything else that needs doing!

Whats coggins?

Wormer?
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coggins is a test for EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA if I am not mistaken. Every horse in the US needs one for each horse if transporting outside there facility to a show, trail, etc.
Hahaa I am a bit nutty when it comes to remembering things. I always seem to forget important things and remember things that aren't important :)

**** your right I forget to collect his droppings to be tested for worms. That should be easy to get. Thank you duffy
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Ahh never heard of it unless its called something else!

Glad to be of service :)
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I only know that its a huge equine sickness that is deadly. So maybe others know if its a different name or not :/
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