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  1. Horse Health
    I purchased a horse last October who I was going to train for barrels, seeing as I had to put mine down. He had only been rode a handful of times before I got him, but thankfully he was super easy to train. In the middle of August of this year he became on/off lame. One day he was fine, the next...
  2. 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...
  3. Horse Memorials
    My mare is on a limited number of days according to the vet. He's encouraging me to put her down due to the extreme pain from her ringbone. I'm not quite ready to say goodbye yet... I want to know what ways to memoralize her? I told my husband I wanted her stuffed so she'd never leave me but...
  4. Horse Health
    I have a horse that has spent much of his time in the pastures and, well, has the tummy to show it. I am very new to the equine scene and am picking it up fast. Long story short i never intended to have horses but now that i have these guys i am won over. I have an experienced rider who is...
  5. Horse Health
    I was out with my new almost year old filly today, and was really looking her over and her pasterns didn't look right. There is no heat, and it is not "touchy". Right from the beginning when I got her in August, she didn't run around and play like a normal baby, she just meandered around, but...
  6. Horse Health
    My vet has told me that my horse has ringbone. He felt around his ankle and said there was thicking of bone. I have noticed that my horse has been off for about a month but when i ride, bute usually clears that up. When i dont give him bute and i ride, he is always willing to walk trot and...
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