My boy was diagnosed two years ago almost at the age of 6yrs with juvenille arthritus in his hocks.
He has now had two cortisone injections and Tildren drip both times also.
Hes on a joint supplement and devils claw.
Did your horses hocks fuse? If so how long roughly did it take?
Did it help...
Today i found out my pony had juvenille arthritus ( hes only just 6 yrs old ).
I took the choice to cortisone them but was told to think about surgery.
They fuse the bone together which makes it pain free.
Has anyone had this done?
Are the results worth it?
How was after...
My pony is refusing to canter, leaps, skips and if you push him he bucks.
Teeth reg done, saddle fine and had physio and chiropractor.
Not tracking up
A few people have mention stomach ulcers but other then bucking he dont show any other signs.
Just wondered what peoples...
Built for comfort not speed! :biglaughA:
Its our 2nd lesson with new instructor ( had to miss one due to her rib popping out ).
Shes feeling fab, though today was bloody hard work in 23 degrees.
So here are a few pics,
My daughter has done her training at The ational stud, and from there was put on a placement in Newmarket, But sadly the stud cannot afford to keep her on anymore, so between us and the national stud we are trying to find another placement for her.
She has brilliant references and is a bright...
In a news letter from the FHAGBI..
In the past few months the popularity of friesians in the uk has soared and there has been an ever increasing number of friesian horses available for purchase.
We,ve been a bit here and there with riding laterly with the crap weather, We,ve not cantered in an enclosed area yet but have in a field on a large circle and out hacking, we,ve just started hiring the local school again and im re starting my lessons in march.
Sometimes when i ask for canter i...
My daughter is starting at her placement on 5th jan 09, She will be getting under 16 min wage £3.53, i think i worked it out as £141 a week 7.30am to 4.30pm. The lady is taking £80 out of that for food and bills....I find that rather steep for a child her age on that wage...or am i wrong.
Well after a whole day almost of trying to sort a home out for the mastiff,we just met a fab young couple who are taking her.....im crying im so pleased!! They are going to stay in touch and update with piccies etc.
Im sooo pleased
Our local pound has a 2/3 yr old brindle mastiff bitch who will be pts tomorrow unless rehomed,as she has so many more dogs coming in and has no where for them to go,This bitch is an unclaimed rescue so has no history but is very friendly and obedient.
Also she has a 2yr old german shepherd boy...
Im looking for an exp confident rider to help exercise my 16 1/4hh mare 2 or 3 times a week,shes rising 5yrs,hacks alone and in company but needs a rider who will push her on if shes unsure.
The person is welcome to compete if they wish.Shes a very level headed mare,not silly or spooky.