Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: The land of Enchantment
FYI cactus first aid ... Tide. It is a life saver! My mare once got a barrel cactus barb in her hind pastern. A big one, luckily not w a hook. It was locked in tight! I soaked it in warm water w tide when we got home, and it came right out (w needle nose plyers). And, it really does get the dirt out, because the hair that was soaked was blinding white!
There is just as much horse sense as ever, but the horses have most of it.