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by KathyP
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Senior Horses/Senior Riders
Topic: Loss
Replies: 18
Views: 3030

Re: Loss: srhoselady

I have been there, experienced the death of my beloved equines in the past. I am 67 now, and had my first horse 60 years ago--he died within 6 months of my buying him but I loved him "forever "and so so much before that. .He was a "rental" horse. I didn't get over that, his death...
by KathyP
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Wrong ringbone, right bottom line PLUS Kathyp's horse issue
Replies: 31
Views: 2986

Re: Wrong ringbone, right bottom line PLUS Kathyp's horse issue

Thank you all for your replies to handwalking vs riding at a walk. (Abbey : like yours the best, lol!) Haven't asked the vet yet as I'm afraid I'll get the 'wrong answer, " (kidding) and am working up my courage to ride him very briefly as part of the rehab program. Either way if you read betwe...
by KathyP
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: How much should we expect from our senior animals and modern medicine?
Replies: 10
Views: 1186

Re: How much should we expect from our senior animals and modern medicine?

Dear yanker-tanker: Your post concerns my heart as to its questions , and maybe those which do not have any conforting answers. I , only being a horse owner(s) can say, IMHO, that it is a very good thing if a horse can trot "sound, " as I recently euthanized an old horse who could not walk...
by KathyP
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Wrong ringbone, right bottom line PLUS Kathyp's horse issue
Replies: 31
Views: 2986

Re: Wrong ringbone, right bottom line

I am so sorry about the diagnosis/prognosis of your horse, and I'm posting about another injury though, but relates to handwalking. I have been reading about hand-walking and wanted to pose a question. The handwalking curse is something that many of us know about and have been prescribed: no matter ...

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