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  1. Horse Health
    Hi! I am wondering if anyone has any tricks for dealing with a navicular horse. My 9 year old QH gelding was diagnosed with it when he was 5 or 6 years old, in the right front foot, after he started bucking under saddle. About a year and a half ago he was diagnosed with it in the left front as...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hello everyone, here's a bit of background before we get in to the training advice part. So for about 2-2 1/2 years my younger sister (now 10 years old) has been taking lessons from my old riding instructor. I stopped taking lessons from her not too long ago because of a lot of drama in our...
  3. Horse Health
    Hi All, My vet diagnosed my 14 year old mare with navicular disease about 3 weeks ago. I took her in because the twisting of her back leg started getting more pronounced and she began to trip every time I took her out to ride. The vet wanted to start her on injections but said that was no...
  4. Horse Health
    I have a 10 yo APHA gelding diagnosed with caudal heel pain in his left front and an incorrect plantar angle causing a broke back coffin joint. We have been trying various therapeutic shoeing but vet has suggested giving bute to help the slight favoring still of the left front. I will bute short...
  5. Horse Health
    Hi everyone, I'm new here. Lately I've been thinking about what to do with my navicular mare. Here is a little history. I've owned her since she was 6, and is now 22. She's a big boned tb, never raced. She was leased out for several years, and I got her back about 3 years ago, and was told...
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