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  1. Horse Health
    Hi - I'm a new horse owner (Dec 2020) and my Rocky Mountain horse, Duk, developed laminitis after being stall bound due to a knee laceration. The knee is healing well but the laminitis not so much. I have him in the care of a vet who seems, as far as I can tell, to have not kept up with newer...
  2. Horse Health
    Hi all, My horse needs to be on stall rest for at least a month. The problem is he hates being indoors, and indoor stall rest isn't cheap. I'd like to build him a small outdoor stall/pen, 15'x15' or 10'x20'. Have any of you done this before? I'm specifically looking for advice on: - best...
  3. Horse Health
    Hi! I really need some advice on what to do with my gelding. He is a 7 year old imported Hanoverian who I have had for 3 years. I realized recently that as much as I love and care for this horse deeply I am not the right rider for him. He is bred to be a competitive show horse, and I too timid...
  4. Horse Health
    I have been instructed to maintain stall rest 24-7 for my horse following arthroscopic soft tissue leg surgery last week. Seeking ideas I can use to keep him patient, quiet and constructively interested while being in his stall. (Sooo hopefully he won't become bored and destructive.) Ideas...
  5. Horse Health
    Looking to hear peoples thoughts on and/or experience with stall mirrors or buddy mirrors for horses that have stall anxiety or vices (weavers, cribbing, pawing, etc) and specifically for horses on stall rest that seem to be slowly losing their mind (aka. Dewey's situation right now...)...
  6. Horse Health
    Hello, My arab mare injured her check ligament mid October, a week later I had my vet out to confirm it and he recommended stall rest for 30 days and poultice every two days then if it were to cool just dry wrap. After 30 days I had an ultrasound done and it cam out to be her check ligament and...
  7. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    For starters I have inherited a 5 year old fresh off the track TB who has a bowed tendon in his super digital flexor. The vets say the bow is not going to affect his performance at all once its healed and I have plans to turn him into a hunter or jumper. With that being said the poor guy is...
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