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by Nikiwink
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: PPEs: How far do you go? (And does anyone here have a rec for a vet in Columbus, OH?)
Replies: 34
Views: 532

Re: PPEs: How far do you go? (And does anyone here have a rec for a vet in Columbus, OH?)

Garr lost my post. Thanks Silk you explained it better than i could. Tsavo no, not limited to problem horses, tho i have no doubt its skewed that way given the nature of the work. Lots of ages, sexes and breeds. Her work is also catching the eye of insurance companies so i expect more research will ...
by Nikiwink
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: PPEs: How far do you go? (And does anyone here have a rec for a vet in Columbus, OH?)
Replies: 34
Views: 532

Re: PPEs: How far do you go? (And does anyone here have a rec for a vet in Columbus, OH?)

Bit late but after attending a recent seminar id also xray c6 c7. Still contraversal but a sharon may davis autopsys horse and studys anatomy etc. Shes finding 30-40% of the horses autopsied have deformities here which lead to issues under saddle. She has numerous papers published and others are sta...
by Nikiwink
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: My current obsession (what's yours?)
Replies: 22
Views: 809

Re: My current obsession (what's yours?)

Id settle for being able to ride too. I am just really struggling to get daylight time with work, commuting, toddler, property fixing etc (and green pony is not ready for night riding). So if im honest my real current obsession is painting furniture lol. As i can do that at night after bubs has gone...
by Nikiwink
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: How to deal with "The Borrowers" ~ sigh . . . .
Replies: 10
Views: 628

Re: How to deal with "The Borrowers" ~ sigh . . . .

Ive had this happen numerous times too. One whip in particular i had for 20yrs... Just one of those perfectly balanced whips (which i recently lost on a beach run :-( ). I (and several friends) all ended up getting lockable tack boxes. My friends went flash and purpose prebuilt ones. Myself i just g...
by Nikiwink
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Insurance-- yes or no
Replies: 15
Views: 761

Re: Insurance-- yes or no

After watching numerous friends have exclusion after exclusion added Ive never bothered. I always try and have a savings account for the animals or credit card if desperate (and managable etc). Ive previously self funded colic surgery (didnt have the money and wasnt going to but my partner at time s...
by Nikiwink
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lewyn needs jingles Update. :D
Replies: 41
Views: 2459

Re: Lewyn needs jingles

Oh no.... Got everything crossed for a super fast recovery xx
by Nikiwink
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: Canter balance
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Canter balance

Thanks Musical Comedy. I was curious as my experience with similar symptoms have all led to sacro (and the odd hock) issue vs stifle. Thanks StraightForward - yep he's a cutie and yep definitely downhill though he does move like the picture majority of the time. No its not his normal stance in front...
by Nikiwink
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: Canter balance
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Canter balance

Thanks for the replies. I have had him looked over by several therapy specialists and a vet friend did a basic check for me. There are a few "red flags" for possible sacro issues (what makes you think stifle please musical comedy?) but nothing obvious and no pain responses except the unbal...
by Nikiwink
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: Canter balance
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Canter balance

Can consistently counter cantering both leads be a sign of sacro issues? Or something else besides balance/strength? Mid last year i was given by a great friend a very cute little buckskin 6yo tb x qh. He's very very green (ie I've started him myself and we've had only 5 or 6 rides) but mostly a rea...
by Nikiwink
Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Breakfast
Replies: 41
Views: 5240

Re: Breakfast

I'm on mat leave at the moment so i usually have a hot mocha then a few bites of what bubs is having. Once he is sorted if we are not going out i cook myself and egg with tomatos, avo, aspargus, holumi, feta or part there of and hollindaise sauce :-) Im a very slow eater in the morning so if im in a...
by Nikiwink
Thu May 18, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Stifle and or Sacral injuries q's (sorry long)
Replies: 5
Views: 999

Re: Stifle and or Sacral injuries q's (sorry long)

Thanks Well drugs at least are making her feel too good My normally very laid back lazy girl broke out of her electric yard last night and galloped around the house yard :( :shock: I was up feeding the baby so put her back in a small paddock with a mate for the night. Thankfully she doesnt seem wors...
by Nikiwink
Wed May 17, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Stifle and or Sacral injuries q's (sorry long)
Replies: 5
Views: 999

Stifle and or Sacral injuries q's (sorry long)

On sunday early evening my mare was playing silly buggers in her paddock in some wildish weather and managed to hurt her left hind. She appeared initially just stiff at walk and trot (tracking short behind with both legs) on the lunge and then went onto 3 legs when cantering left (right was fairly n...
by Nikiwink
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Finally back, update and pics :D
Replies: 13
Views: 2115

Re: Finally back, update and pics :D

Hi Tempest, i remember you from the old days too...mainly due to Liberty.

I suspect you are living not far from me nowadays. Ive got 13acres near north dandalup :D

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