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  1. slc replied to the thread New horse bouncing off the stall-walls after 7 day quarantine.

    Probably feed changes and less exercise account for the difference in behavior. Hopefully it's not because they worked him down...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 9:01 PM
  2. slc replied to the thread Get well Relax Max, jingling for you.

    In the good old days when my friend's appendix got hot the doctor made house calls. Opened her up and 'did' it right there while she...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 8:25 PM
  3. slc replied to the thread Could this be the start of laminitis?.

    It may warrant a call to the local animal control. They will work with her and give her suggestions of what to do. She may be more...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 7:26 PM
  4. slc replied to the thread How much shavings do you put in a stall?.

    That is not good. Sparse bedding on mats equals wet mats and horses slipping when trying to get up and down, and getting cast and...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:55 PM
  5. slc replied to the thread Ringbone And jumping?.

    Ringbone and jumping? Please, god, no. How about working with the vet because it doesn't sound like any xrays have been taken so it's...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:53 PM
  6. slc replied to the thread Could this be the start of laminitis?.

    With severe diarrhea the animal may not last very long. Something is severely wrong. No one can tell you what is wrong from the...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:51 PM
  7. slc replied to the thread Penny Darlin' - Becoming a productive member of society.

    Totally inspired, I set about holding a longe line in loops on my pony's shoulder. He did not LIKE that. LOL!

    Apr 28, 2017 at 1:28 PM
  8. slc replied to the thread Learning to ride as an adult, not as easy as it sounds....

    I did same. LOL.

    Apr 28, 2017 at 1:24 PM
  9. slc replied to the thread Tie downs and head tossing.

    Especially if you the student does not go along and ride the horse. My fave training arrangement is when the student rides the...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 10:28 AM
  10. slc replied to the thread Learning to ride as an adult, not as easy as it sounds....

    No, we're not agreeing with each other, and I wouldn't care except I think you've already got enough to worry about without worrying...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 10:24 AM
  11. slc replied to the thread Feeding Dry Beet Pulp Pellets.

    No, that is NOT what I said. I said, in fact, that dry beet pulp is MORE likely to cause impactions than hay is - horses chew hay far...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 7:58 AM
  12. slc replied to the thread New pasture management?.

    That can work with some soil types and climates. But if he reseeds 'every season' (it says 'reseeds every season'), each season is 3...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 7:31 AM
  13. slc replied to the thread 2 months??.

    First of all, recognize that SOME of my comments are directed at you, but the rest - all that doesn't start with the letters, RG, in...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 7:21 AM
  14. slc replied to the thread New pasture management?.

    Actually what some of the German farms do is plant temporary pastures. I looked at this a lot since many of the methods there are about...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 6:19 AM
  15. slc replied to the thread Learning to ride as an adult, not as easy as it sounds....

    Sorry, I know you've had this drummed into you, but I don't agree. The first step is catching the rhythm. However the student does...

    Apr 28, 2017 at 5:15 AM