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  1. Horse Health
    Hi there, my husband and I are new to the horse world, as of a year ago. We bought our first horse, Timber, from the gal we board him with. Before she rescued him from a family she knows, he had only had one other owner. We've just purchased a ranch in Colorado and were planning to move him a...
  2. Horse Health
    was wondering if i could get some advice my mare didnt eat this morning which is very unusual for her but she ate some grain later i went to ride her and she was acting really agitated she tried to kick out at me and bucked twice and felt really stiff like she wasn't relaxing shes drinking a lot...
  3. Horse Health
    Hello, I currently live in CA in the valley and may be moving to Wyoming. I have heard horses can get altitude sickness. We will be taking our QH Gelding, 4 month old Appy Colt, and my Paint mare. My mare may be pregnant. She was bred in early July and I haven't yet gotten her ultrasounded. I am...
  4. Horse Health
    Sorry, there's already a thread about abscesses, but I can't reply to it b/c I'm too young so I'm just going to post a new thread. My friend's horses get abscesses all the time. Almost every horse owner I know has had a horse with an abscess in the past. Our horses have never gotten...
  5. Horse Health
    Hello!! (: For about two years my mare has been coughing whenever we start to trot. She'll cough for one or two rounds. It kind of worries me, but my riding instructor just brushes it off and makes jokes saying "she has asthma! hahah" I'd really like to know why she coughs. It doesn't matter if...
  6. Rider Wellness
    Wasn't sure exactly where this goes, since it is non-riding related, but I guess this is the best for it. Over my entire life, I've had near constant health issues. I have Celiacs disease, which is the allergy of gluten (wheat, barley, malt, etc.), so I think it may be related to that because...
  7. Horse Health
    ok I was just wondering how to prevent and treat Scratches. my horses dont have it but i dont want them to get it either. any help would be great.
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