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  1. Horse Boarding
    Hey yall, This is about my first horse, who I've had for around 4 months now. Almost 2 months ago, I moved my boy to pasture board, and he has been living in a large open space with around 10-15 other horses. This is his first time living in pasture, ever. Since the beginning, he has gotten...
  2. Horse Health
    Hi! I am looking into supplements for my 17 year old QH that is showing some stiffness due to mild arthritis this year. I know Cosequin is good, but I also ran across Equinety, and it says that it is also good for horses who get abscesses alot, which mine sometimes does, but it also says that it...
  3. Horse Health
    My Farrier was out today and is noticing early signs of arthritis in my 10 year old mares back right foot. I will be having the vet out next month for vaccines so I will speak with him about it then but I was wondering if there were any joint supplements that I could get without a vet script...
  4. Horse Health
    My horse has been dealing with arthritis for a while and it is really up and down. He can be fine for a few months and then be lame for a few weeks. Would supplements or hyaluronic acid injections be a better route? Or maybe stretches?
  5. Horse Health
    My vet recently told me that my horse is prone to arthritis and soreness in hocks. It recently has flared up and I am looking into alternatives to hock injections. What would you recommend? I'm thinking either cold wraps or the Back on Track hock boots. I know they work in different ways, but...
  6. Horse Nutrition
    Before I reorder the expensive GM Premium Plus, I want to see if anyone has had experience with either of the above named products. I'm leaning toward Equipride, but I want to make sure it will be helpful for my 19-year old Missouri Fox Trotter mare with bilateral ringbone and bilateral severe...
  7. Horse Health
    Right well I just accidentally deleted a War and Peace sized post so let's see if I can get this better the second time round after I finish playing this song on the world's tiniest violin :music019: My ten year old mare Foxy has had some disorder in the joint of her front right knee (facing...
  8. Horse Health
    I have a 13 going on 14 yr old OTTB, left track sound and went into career as hunter/jumper and low level dressage training was in progress. Purchased as a 9 yr old, to become a pleasure horse that I could learn on and take clinics, didn't head in any particular direction with him - just wanted...
  9. Horse Health
    I have had my mare since August 1 of last year. After about 6 weeks during a very hot part of the summer, I noticed that she was starting to lose hair on both sides under the girth after I removed it. The area was almost on her belly, about a quarter sized area on each side. Not bleeding or raw...
  10. Horse Health
    I have a very very arthritic horse. No broken bones and from what my vets have told me his sole issue is arthritis. 20 years old. Very Lame when not on the pill. I am currently giving him half a pill of a 227 mg Previcox pill daily. Along with equine senior Straight msn and glucosamine and...
  11. Horse Health
    One of my horses, Treasure, is 24 years old and he has arthritis. I have been re-training him from his trail horse follow-the-leader mind set and it's been slightly difficult. he gets confused and nervous easily so to keep him focused I have to push him to do a nice even trot. After his training...
  12. Horse Health
    I have a 5 year old Curly mare that was seriously injured as a weanling - thus the partially fused right front knee. She has about 50% movement in the knee joint and shows no lameness upon flexion or trotting out. The veterinarian cleared her for driving and light riding. Since she's showing...
  13. Horse Health
    Hey everyone! My friend has a 16.2hh Standard bred gelding, Kommanche. He is 18 years old and he has recently developed arthritis :( Last time she rode him he collapsed on his knees.. Is there any cheap things she could put him on? He is already been stabled at night, he wears boots, he is put...
  14. Horse Health
    My 20 year old was diagnosed with arthritis in his right fore fetlock a fortnight ago after his lameness became worse over a period of two months. What started as tenderness every now and then progressed to a mild limp every day. It escalated quickly from there, and by the time I got him to the...
  15. Hoof Care
    I have a 9 year old mare that has some arthritis in her leg/foot that the vet said sometime down the road could turn into ringbone thanks to the calcification around the join. I heard that Apple Cider Vinegar can prevent/reverse the calcification issue and was wondering if anyone had any other...
  16. General Off Topic Discussion
    Hiya! Just making a quick thread to ask how you guys choose to handle pain. I'm looking for anything at all to help (besides medication). I suffer from chronic arthritis pain and pain pills really don't help all that much. Even if they did, I really don't want to be loading my body up with...
  17. Horse Health
    My 14 year old POA gelding has bony knobs on the insides of his hocks. They're not very big or noticeable, but I notice them just because I'm always around him. I've always wondered what they were, but because he's never shown any signs of being lame, or even sore on his back legs, I never gave...
  18. Horse Health
    anyone know why it looks like the knee joint has come out of its socket but then pops back in again within seconds? it also twitches like little muscle spasms. doesnt actually seem to bother him or cause him any pain but makes him stumble, slip. Juke has cushings and arthritis. Tia :-|
  19. Horse Health
    Hello, I'm new to the forum but already have an urgent question needing advice. I recently bought my horse from the barn I ride at. I have been riding Bandit for over a year with a lease, all time he was also a full time trail horse for guides at the barn. Since I have owned him now he hasn't...
  20. Horse Health
    Hey guys new on here and I have a 10 year old mare with arthritis in both hocks. The barn I board her at only puts her in a paddock for 3 hours a day. I come out every day to work with her but I can't ride her without an adult watching me and when I try to let her loose in the arena there's...
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