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    Jan. 23, 2015, 05:57 PM
    TC Sr, hands down, of your current options. You could drop the rice bran and see if he even needs it after a few weeks on the TC. No harm keeping...
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    Jan. 23, 2015, 02:30 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    I see a few potential issues with that link :) They list using fenbenazole and pyrantel pamoate, but don't say anything about doing FECRTs to see...
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    Jan. 23, 2015, 09:59 AM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    Ok, I'm not sure how to simplify it any more :) I never suggested an immediate change. I laid out a few ways you can get from here to there. Feel...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 02:20 PM
    Many of them don't though because they're primary use is often for power tools, and that means different connections, even possibly a different type...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 01:59 PM
    JB replied to a thread Bully horse, what do you do? in Horse Care
    I would give her 2 options - leave, or allow you to try him in with your 2 geldings, with full disclosure as to what might very well occur. In...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 01:33 PM
    I say give it a try, as long as you/the farrier are willing to put shoes back on in short order if it proves to be too much for him. What's the...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 01:00 PM
    I've been searching but so far haven't come up with anything. Also, have the Poetin clones produced any more foals?
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 11:21 AM
    JB replied to a thread No-Bows & Polos...??? in Horse Care
    Never use polos for something like this :) They stretch a LOT more than track/standing bandages. If you were in a bind, and were going to be...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 11:13 AM
    I suspect because it's a "natural focused" barn, they prefer no shoes. Then, the OP says it might not be a bad idea because the horse has trouble...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 10:51 AM
    Several factors: 1 - is the ground frozen or might it be soon? If so, then no, don't remove them yet. 2 - the better the feet are right now, the...
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    Jan. 22, 2015, 10:39 AM
    You'd have to check to see what it comes with, but it says "accessories not included". I know we bought a separate kit that has all sorts of...
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    Jan. 21, 2015, 01:01 PM
    I'd spend a little more $$ and get this one...
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    Jan. 21, 2015, 12:50 PM
    JB replied to a thread How warm for bathing? in Horse Care
    A day that's even just 40, if you're up against a South-facing wall, and it's sunny and calm, can be plenty warm enough to wash, especially if you...
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    Jan. 20, 2015, 04:51 PM
    JB replied to a thread Quickie Blanket wash in Horse Care
    I'd say a 1-4:1 water:white vinegar would be good, and add maybe 3-4 drops tea tree oil per quart of the mixture, then give another rinse with...
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    Jan. 20, 2015, 12:29 PM
    Yep that's the method I use for shortening the mane too. I just come back a little farther if the forelock is skimpier.
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    Jan. 20, 2015, 12:04 PM
    JB replied to a thread Free Choice Hay in Around The Farm
    You can enlarge the hole in the muzzle to allow for hay eating.
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    Jan. 20, 2015, 11:33 AM
    Oh. :( You said "several months" so I thought 3, maybe 4. It will still grow back :)
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    Jan. 20, 2015, 11:10 AM
    It looks like you simply put the bridle path too far forward. Where her forelock parted from her mane in the Before picture is what you should have...
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    Jan. 20, 2015, 10:13 AM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    You're are a bit wrong ;) Ivermectin works by killing adult strongyles right away, yes, but then for 8 weeks, give or take, it keeps juveniles...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 09:01 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    Nope, nope, and nope. ALL owners should take a vested interest in this subject, just like they should in learning what hooves should look like...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 07:52 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    Yes, ayrabz, and that was aimed at your huge, possibly unwarranted but still there, concern about this horse building up a possibly lethal load of...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 07:48 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    :rolleyes: "widespread" means "most of the country". Just because pyrantel pamoate works on my farm doesn't mean it works on a farm 5 miles down...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 04:15 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    That was probably in response to my suggestion on how to get to the "middle ground". But ayrabz, I also *never* said you'd need to do it monthly...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 02:20 PM
    Dished toe and underrun heels, and it's probably worse than how the off angle of the picture makes it seem. Fix the trim. This farrier doesn't...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 12:10 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    Great examples trub! What you're seeing with the pony's numbers getting better is not uncommon. Sometimes we have to hit them "hot and heavy" for...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 11:38 AM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    The way to phase between the 2 is still with FECs. You just do them more regularly. If you want to KNOW that ivermectin is doing its job for you,...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 10:53 AM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    I understand that :) That's why, as I've said several times, you don't just take a single low/clean FEC on a horse with no history of it, and assume...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 12:27 AM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    And that in part is why we have a resistance issue. By just deworming because it's been 8 weeks, you are regularly exposing, for example, juvenile...
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    Jan. 18, 2015, 09:21 PM
    JB replied to a thread Worming Woes in Around The Farm
    100's of 1000s of horses are safely dewormed with Quest every year. Yes, it has a lower safety margin than others. You can double and triple and...
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    Jan. 18, 2015, 12:17 AM
    Agree with Frizzle. Cut everything off that has to be cut off - now. THEN, if something needs to be altered a bit to make/keep the horse comfy,...
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