First Aid for Tying-Up Syndrome

Simply defined, tying-up, (also known as exertional rhabdomyolitis), is a stiffening of the horse's muscles. He will appear stiff and stilted, often reluctant and unable to walk out normally. Severe cases can be frightening to observe.Simply defined, tying-up, (also known as exertional rhabdomyolitis), is a stiffening of the horse's muscles. He will appear stiff and stilted, often reluctant and unable to walk out normally. Severe cases can be frightening to observe.

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Fescue hay can cause late term pregnancy problems

How does fescue hay affect mares in late pregnancy?How does fescue hay affect mares in late pregnancy?

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New horse owners need winter feeding schedule

How much hay (Alfalfa/Grass mix) should we feed our two horses for the winter months? We are new horse owners living in south central Washington State, and have been ...How much hay (Alfalfa/Grass mix) should we feed our two horses for the winter months? We are new horse owners living in south central Washington State, and have been ...

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Bowded Tendons Rehab - Part 3 of 3

Widely accepted as the most practical and sensitive diagnostic tool available for defining the degree of tendon injury, diagnostic ultrasonography (DUS) has also proven invaluable for monitoring tendon repair and quick detection of re-injury.Widely accepted as the most practical and sensitive diagnostic tool available for defining the degree of tendon injury, diagnostic ultrasonography (DUS) has also proven invaluable for monitoring tendon repair and quick detection of re-injury.

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Underweight horse feeding schedule

I just bought a 16 yr old Arabian Mare who is about 500 lbs under weight. I have put her on a special diet to help her gain weight. It consists of as much ...I just bought a 16 yr old Arabian Mare who is about 500 lbs under weight. I have put her on a special diet to help her gain weight. It consists of as much ...

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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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