Fractured hip recovery and broodmare questions

I have a filly (born 28 March 00) and when weaning and halter breaking the trainer broke her pelvis. We did not know the whole month and she was administered bute the whole time while at the trainers ...I have a filly (born 28 March 00) and when weaning and halter breaking the trainer broke her pelvis. We did not know the whole month and she was administered bute the whole time while at the trainers ...

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Underweight gelding

I got a gelding a few months ago from someone who was not apparently not feeding him very well. He is good natured and has a great appetite. I feed him about 8 pounds of feed a day and keep hay in his ...I got a gelding a few months ago from someone who was not apparently not feeding him very well. He is good natured and has a great appetite. I feed him about 8 pounds of feed a day and keep hay in his ...

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Changing to winter pasture time schedule

I have a great winter pasture that I am planning to move my horses to Saturday. They have eaten the grass down in their other pasture. And have been eating hay and grain. How many hours can I leave ...I have a great winter pasture that I am planning to move my horses to Saturday. They have eaten the grass down in their other pasture. And have been eating hay and grain. How many hours can I leave ...

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Proper procedure for giving equine injections sought

I'm trying to give my 10 yr old horse a shot. She is scared to death, when she sees the needle she freeks out. I'm thinking about pulling one leg up so she won't jump ...I'm trying to give my 10 yr old horse a shot. She is scared to death, when she sees the needle she freeks out. I'm thinking about pulling one leg up so she won't jump ...

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Creep feeding foals is a science in itself

This is a subject everyone that raises foals need to know about, but it's hard to find info about it! I live in North-central Wyoming ... I have Thoroughbred mares, that I send to Quarter Horse stallions ...This is a subject everyone that raises foals need to know about, but it's hard to find info about it! I live in North-central Wyoming ... I have Thoroughbred mares, that I send to Quarter Horse stallions ...

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Substitute for hay?

I have a 9 year old thoroughbred who has heaves. I have removed him from hay and that seemed to help. My need now is an alternative to hay. It must be for horses who have allergies.I have a 9 year old thoroughbred who has heaves. I have removed him from hay and that seemed to help. My need now is an alternative to hay. It must be for horses who have allergies.

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Seizure? HYPP testing recommended.

I have owned my 21 yr old Q-horse mare for 12 years. She is old foundation stock bred (big hips, well muscled type). Recently we had a terrible event take place. (This also happened about 5 years ago). The mare was saddled ...I have owned my 21 yr old Q-horse mare for 12 years. She is old foundation stock bred (big hips, well muscled type). Recently we had a terrible event take place. (This also happened about 5 years ago). The mare was saddled ...

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A horse of course

Blame alfalfa for everything from tying up to navicular, from a calcium/ phosphorus imbalance to enteroliths to resistance to training. And you thought alfalfa was the perfect feed for your horse. Your horse thought so too. Well, think again!Blame alfalfa for everything from tying up to navicular, from a calcium/ phosphorus imbalance to enteroliths to resistance to training. And you thought alfalfa was the perfect feed for your horse. Your horse thought so too. Well, think again!

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Inbreeding. Outbreeding. Questions and answers.

I am looking for a resource on breeding. I have a Foxtrotting stallion and was wondering about the dangers of breeding him to his offspring. Also what about breeding half brother to half sister? What is the...I am looking for a resource on breeding. I have a Foxtrotting stallion and was wondering about the dangers of breeding him to his offspring. Also what about breeding half brother to half sister? What is the...

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Is my horse a 'roarer' and what can I do if he is?

We recently purchased a 4 year old QH that appears fit as a fiddle. But when you run him he will start sounding like he is blowing air about 2/3rds of the way through the barrel pattern. A friend tells me that ...We recently purchased a 4 year old QH that appears fit as a fiddle. But when you run him he will start sounding like he is blowing air about 2/3rds of the way through the barrel pattern. A friend tells me that ...

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