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    Jul. 11, 2016, 12:46 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Yes. We set blood out and all came back negative.
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    Jul. 8, 2016, 02:59 PM
    Yes! Me too!!! I still have the VHS in a box somewhere in my parent's attic.
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    Jul. 8, 2016, 02:57 PM
    This is what I used on my 14.1hh very short backed mare. Mine is 17".
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    Jul. 8, 2016, 02:41 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    I'm experienced with mares and have been pretty exclusive to the mare club for the last 15 years but this is something far more extreme than "cranky...
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    Jul. 8, 2016, 11:56 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    The vet's opinion is that because regumate didn't work that spaying won't work. She seems to be of the opinion that it's mental/neurologic and not...
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    Jul. 7, 2016, 10:30 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Thanks Watermark Farm. This has been really hard. She has honestly been my first horse that I was going to take from start to finish. In the past,...
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    Jul. 7, 2016, 12:12 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Update: Oxytocin didn't work. We started it day seven post-ovulation and she went back into heat day 14. So, she is being spayed next week. The...
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    Jun. 30, 2016, 10:42 AM
    I think the mental pain and anguish of having to dispose of the body in a less than desired manner should be less painful than the idea of extending...
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    Jun. 29, 2016, 04:18 PM
    I tried it, didn't work. Bought a pair of breeches with the refund SmartPak gave me when I took advantage of their guarantee.
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    Jun. 29, 2016, 04:09 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Wow... I spend a week going about my business and things here go awry. COTH wolfpack is on the prowl. I do not have "rescuer syndrome". In fact...
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    Jun. 24, 2016, 12:39 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread ...Trained To Drive... in Driving
    The driving world is an even smaller facet of the already-small horse world. Most driving trainers have the luxury of being able to pick and choose...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 04:36 PM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Today was a good day for the little mare. She's out of heat and happy. She was relatively quiet and easy to catch and handle. She didn't need any...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 11:43 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Do you mean colpotomy as in ovariectomy via vaginal incision?
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 11:18 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    We're doing another US today. I'll update once that's done. At this point I want it out of her before making any end of life decisions. If I have...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 10:43 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    Good to know! I'll keep pushing for the spay if we're not making any progress with the vet's suggestions.
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 10:27 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    She lived in a herd of 30+ horses on 4 acres and was part of a confiscation case. She didn't play well with others when I brought her home and her...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 10:10 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    The vet has said this would be ineffective because we had her on regumate and it did nothing to improve her symptoms. I asked if we could do it as...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 09:19 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    We had her on regumate with no change in behavior. We're going to see if she's at a point in her cycle where we can do oxytocin today. The blood...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 09:16 AM
    Snowflake replied to a thread Mentally Ill Mare? in Horse Care
    I'm positive it's not the trainer. My vet has known her 30+ years and said that she fixes horses like this - she doesn't create them. I vetted the...
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 07:31 AM
    What is the brand name of the implants?
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    Jun. 23, 2016, 07:20 AM
    In 25+ years with horses I've never encountered something like this. I adopted this mare last fall through a local rescue group. She was part of a...
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