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    Aug. 22, 2014, 01:13 PM
    cai replied to a thread Incessant tail rubbing.... in Horse Care
    I'm not sure why it hasn't caught on here, but many in the UK seem to have great results repelling gnats with benzyl benzoate. It's primarily used...
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    Aug. 21, 2014, 09:59 PM
    It does look fly-spray related. Are you using a concentrate? Sometimes, if just mixed a bit too strongly, very sensitive horses can blister. It seems...
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    Aug. 19, 2014, 11:12 AM
    Being so reactive with weight on her back might suggest kissing spines. I had a large pony with this that was sweet and quiet on the ground &...
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    Aug. 18, 2014, 11:25 AM
    cai replied to a thread Whitening for grey horses? in Off Course
    You can make your own whitening concoction by adding a few drops of laundry bluing to any shampoo. Bluing can usually be found around the bleach...
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    Aug. 15, 2014, 11:22 PM
    cai replied to a thread Bloody warts! in Horse Care
    Lysine supplement should help, if that's feasible with pasture board. Homeopathic remedy for warts (that's supposed to be very effective) is...
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    Aug. 12, 2014, 05:20 PM
    I'd be much more worried about finding dead mice around the hay than live ones! A few might find a home inside the pallets, but hay doesn't seem...
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    Aug. 10, 2014, 11:46 PM
    cai replied to a thread Good shade tree? in Around The Farm
    If you're not completely stuck with the 20' limit--magnolia, river birch, and (as others mentioned) willow, & tulip poplar (KY state tree!) are on my...
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    Aug. 7, 2014, 09:39 PM
    cai replied to a thread Looking for a "recipe" in Horse Care
    Is this on a white foot? I know sometimes coronary bands on these feet can be especially photosensitive, sometimes causing swelling or scratches-like...
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    Aug. 7, 2014, 09:24 PM
    cai replied to a thread Armchair vets? WTF is this? in Horse Care
    PSSM hasn't been mentioned yet? Easy keeper type could fit the PSSM profile, which fits with tying up unexpectedly. Many threads on here about...
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    Aug. 5, 2014, 10:35 PM
    Have you ever used Traumeel? They have a topical gel that works well for swellings, bruises, hematoma, etc. Hope he has a speedy recovery. Sounds...
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    Aug. 3, 2014, 11:45 PM
    Is she on banamine or anything at all for pain? I would send some her way if I could! Poor girl--glad she has you looking out for her. Hoof...
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