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Recently got a 7yr old jenny and her mini-mule sidekick as friends for 5 yr old male donkey. All appeared well until I tried to give carrots. The female attacked the male and kept him cornered for hours. Any ideas for helping these three...
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Horse ownership is not cheap and there can be a lot of unforeseen expenses. Horse ownership is a lifetime commitment (the horse's lifetime). It's a big responsibility. More info. and guidelines: http://equineguelph.ca/news/index...
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I am new to this site and group and so far, I LOVE it.....I'm Wendy from Michigan.
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This is an EXCELLENT summary of your horses' nutritional and feeding requirements! (cut and paste this link) http://cs.thehorse.com/blogs/smart-horse-keeping/archive/2014/01/09/practical-horse-feeding-for-adult-horses.aspx
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What's your horse name
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Winter can be a challenging time for both horses and their owners. Here is an excellent article to help both of you get through the winter as best as possible! http://www.thehorse.com/articles/30899/winter-horse-care-tips-for-owners
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On June 8th I bought two horses for my daughters. A little about the 2 horses I bought, neither one has ever been handled. 1)The stud a bad cut on his leg when they delivered him. The man said he did it when loading him. not a b...
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I've been riding for around five years and i'm 12. I jump about 3 feet and LOVE IT. I ride a pony and lets just say she likes to go fast, put her head down, and buck. I can change my leads. I think I would want to get a horse around 16 b...
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my horse is loosing weight really fast to the point that you can see her ribs.she has a foal which is ready to leave her.the dentist says she is fine.im giving her extra food and she is rugged in field with hayage but it is still droppin...
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My 7 year old cob is extremely skinny, you can see his ribs, spine and the rest of his bones, he has had laminitis in the past. We have wormed him, we feed him hi fibre pony nuts in the morning and happy hoof in the evening, he is groome...
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Below is a link that is interesting reading about common mistakes when feeding a horse. Many in this community have horses that lose weight or cannot keep weight on, and ruling out medical issues, this reading could help shed light on wh...
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Three weeks ago my 13 y/o gelding presented with a noticeable swelling on the side of his neck near his throatlatch on his right side only. HIs breathing was rapid, though no elevated temp and his heart rate was acceptable. No nasal di...
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I have a male miniature donkey that is roughly 8 months old. He has lost most of the hair around his nose, a large spot on his ear, and two small patches on his legs. They don't seem to itch. The skin where the hair is gone is very dry. ...
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can you help me my horse has been put on cetirizine hydrochloride ad weights 419kg ad my understanding is that you give 02mg or 04mg 1kg my horse is on 200mg twice a day she is so drowsy she can't lift her head am i over dosing her thanks
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Hi I a 19 yr old tb/id who stands 17hh, he has plenty of bone and a very shinny healthy coat but he is so thin it pains me to look at him. He has always been lean but it seems it is worse now than ever. He dosnt have a great appitite, he...
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Hi I am also new to this forum, My geldings eye looks normal except it has some small swelling under it. It is a little redder than normal. He is not favoring it or closing it like he is in pain at all. Not sure if I should take him i...
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My little Saanen doeling has a nose that looks very dry and shriveled and crusty.I have never seen anything similar.Anyone care to even guess what it may be?
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effects of nalidixic acid in birds
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My 15 year old gelding has lost probably 150 lbs in the last year. We're thinking cancer is a possibility, but he's got a voracious apatite and seems fine otherwise. He just looks bony. Our vet just floated his teeth but wasn't real opt...
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my old horse has white gunk coming out of her eye anyone have any thoughts on this???
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