Ah…that blood coming from both sides is a worry
One side at a time can be a blood vessel popping through exercise or excitement or similar but both sides might indicate something further up
How soon can your vet come?
I guess from a bone scan I’d be looking for an indication of malformation somewhere that would cause sharp pain but not otherwise show up on other imaging modalities
It would tell you whether there was something there but not help you with whether or not it was fixable
If money is no object I...
I think if you know one ex-racer then you know precisely one ex racer
I’ve ridden and owned a few over the years, both in training, in rehab and as riding horses and they are all so different
I think flat horses might end up being more fragile because they are started far too young and their...
Just to say it doesn’t necessarily mean the end of his ridden career completely
There’s a specialist neurologist at the London vet school who could probably advise further but I carried on riding mine after his seizures (not directly after obviously)
As I posted above there are quite a few terrible vets who never even face infractions, then there are those that do and are treated very leniently despite deliberately harming animals and knowingly putting people at risk of injury or death.
Sue has never done any of these...
And yet there is a vet near me who regularly commits acts of fraud, financial dishonesty and terrible clinical practice and the RCVS refuse to take complaints seriously at all...not to mention the lovely David Smith in Kent who has been barred more times than a ballerina but still turns up doing...
My horse has had fits in the past. It's terrifying to see, you have my sympathies.
I found that neuro conditions are poorly understood in horses compared to humans and dogs so isolating a particular cause was tricky to impossible.
However this was 5 years ago so things may hopefully have...
My saddler explained that Cair is better likened to a very thick gel with tiny pockets of air like an Aero chocolate bar rather than the big pockets of Flair
You could think of it as a bit of a squishy step up from a more traditional close contact with memory foam