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  1. Horse Health
    Over the past two or so months, my gelding has had these small scabs on his upper shoulders and withers, at first I thought it was bug bites. But recently, it has gotten worse, around a week or so ago it had somewhat spread lower on his back, my trainer said that it was rain rot which is what I...
  2. Horse Health
    Since its Thanksgiving, the vets are closed and I need help identifying some spots on my horse. About a week ago I noticed that my 13 year old gelding had little bumps all over his body. At first they looked like mosquito bites but now they are a little bigger. The spots are all over his body...
  3. Horse Health
    Hi, I would really really appreciate some advice on a horsey health matter! I went out to see my 14 year old appaloosa gelding in his pasture and when I took off his fly mask, he had some yellow-y pus dried right above his eye and the same thing on his upper neck. I cleaned it with water and...
  4. Horse Grooming
    I went to my feed and tack store the other day because I have a horse who sweats profusely. She gets rain rot from sweating so much. She recommended a product in a bottle that was a liquid and at the bottom was a yellow powder which is (Sulfur?). It also helps main and tail growth. Any reviews...
  5. Horse Health
    I have a 13 year old Thoroughbred and he has rain rot. Its not raging, but its noticeable, and its not healthy. Im moving him from my own personal barn to a boarding barn in two weeks, and I want him to look spiffy and not dirty. Any special shampoos or medicines that would help? Thanks for...
  6. Hoof Care
    I have a thoroughbred I had to leave him in the barn for 6 days due to the fence that needed to be fixed, Everytime I go out he would have a bigger spot on baldness on him, I didn't know what it was a first so I put blu-kot and it still never changed then my riding instructor thought it was rain...
  7. Horse Health
    My mare has recently had a pretty messy go-round with rainrot, and we're on a vet treatment now. I've been reading online about potential preventative efforts, and a lot of people are saying Vitamin A, either in supplements, or even just giving horses carrots regularly. Does anyone know the...
  8. Horse Health
    When I adopted my OTTB at the end of June, she had rain rot on her hind leg and it started spreading to her other legs and up her back. I'd never dealt with it before, so at first I didn't realize what it was until it was too late, and then I didn't know I was spreading it with her brushes and...
  9. Horse Health
    A few months ago I purchased a mare that had rain rot. I tried a few different methods to get rid of it, but nothing worked. My vet suggested Shapley's Original M-T-G. This worked well, but because it was oil based she sunburned easily. Once the cooler months came it all cleared up. Here is my...
  10. Horse Health
    having only recently moved to the rainy northwest, i'm dealing with some things that weren't really an issue for me before. what i'm wondering is - do you feel that your horse(s) need to have a rain sheet to stave off rain rot and other issues when living in a climate that's as wet as Portland...
  11. Horse Health
    I am on the search for a good supplement that is rich in vitamin A (to treat my gelding's rain rot). I've heard of using cattle a & d injections, given orally, but I am having a hard time getting my hands on it locally and with shipping online, it's very expensive (nearly the same cost to ship...
  12. Horse Health
    Im not to sure if this is in the right area, but this is the best treatment for rain scald/ rain rot that I have ever used and I have to share it with everyone! But first a little background Information... I live in tropical North Queensland, Australia, so we see a pretty decent wet season...
  13. Horse Health
    So my horse (Arab) started to lose hair at the base of both ears near the poll. The spots were symmetrical. I asked mom and she just figured he was shedding. I didn't agree. So i kept an eye on it... got worse but not severe. There was then a new set of spots on both sides of the shoulder/neck...
  14. Horse Grooming
    Rainrot!! There is a horse we have just recently gone to look at, and he is pretty close to perfect. He is a four year old TB that trained for the track, but never raced. He has the most wonderful disposition, rides beautifully undersaddle, and is learning to jump, which is exactly what we...
  15. Horse Health
    Our latest blog post on how to get rid of rain rot: 5 Tips to Get Rid of Rain Rot « AllHorseStuff Does anyone know of other tricks? This seems to be the season for it.
  16. Horse Health
    our Quarter Horse Carmen got this once in the summer and it went away. now we recently got a new Rescue who is Covered in it! he even has it around his Eyes. he also gave it back to Carmen. now they both have it. she doesn't have is as Bad as the New paint rescue (kitty). we have tried...
  17. Horse Health
    I just got my quarter horse Champ last night and I have 2 quick questions. The first one is about rain rot, I'm assuming thats what this is: What is the best way to treat this. I have a bottle of spray stuff called LympDyp or something. Is that a good option? Is it a problem if the rain rot...
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