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  1. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    As much as I'd like to and am willing to put back into my horse what I take out, I'm not sure if I'd be able to cover expenses such as...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  2. Lileon Bierman liked MIEventer's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    Arthritis is not the end of the world, nor a game ender. If that were the case, then many of the Upper Level Competitive Mounts that you...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:13 PM
  3. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    Although he doesn't put weight on that leg when standing, I can't say for sure that I have noticed any of the other symptoms you listed....

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:10 PM
  4. Lileon Bierman liked slc's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    How can you tell he puts 'zero weight' on the leg? What's he doing, exactly? As a general rule, if a horse has arthritis, no jumping....

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:06 PM
  5. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    I have thought about leasing, but we have enough space for another horse to stay permanently, so buying won't be a problem for me. When...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:06 PM
  6. Lileon Bierman liked ginster's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    Maybe you can look for a lease horse to jump with for a start? That way you can get the experience and can also work on your budget to...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM
  7. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    Will do. :D

    Nov 20, 2017 at 6:59 AM
  8. Lileon Bierman liked mooselady's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    This....get the facts rather than opinions, then make educated choices for his well being.

    Nov 20, 2017 at 6:58 AM
  9. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    I understand that. But if I want to continue jumping, I'll have to look into getting another horse anyway, seeing as jumping wouldn't...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 6:58 AM
  10. Lileon Bierman liked AmyK's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    Talk to your vet and farrier and get X-rays before you make any decisions. Light work is good for arthritic horses, as long as there's...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 6:57 AM
  11. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    I understand. I think it is probably time to retire him then. I might also need to start looking for a new horse that is sound.

    Nov 16, 2017 at 5:50 AM
  12. Lileon Bierman liked manesntails's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    Your main issue is the knee. That is not just a superficial bump on that knee. It is from previous damage, there has to be lots of...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 5:47 AM
  13. Lileon Bierman replied to the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    That is understandable and I appreciate your concern but his feet are really good. The other thing that could make them look bad, was...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 2:30 AM
  14. Lileon Bierman liked ginster's post in the thread Arthritis and Jumping..

    If those hooves were done two weeks ago you should speak to your farrier. I am no expert but to me they look overall too long for such a...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 2:24 AM