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    Just heartbreaking

    But you can only help so many with out bankrupting yourself, I have 6 horses so can only send what I sometimes have spare, but have a big vet bill on the way so no I don't look at these charities anymore
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    So tired....

    laundry put in each morning before you go out, food shop order in, sounds like you are run down mentally and pyshically can you get a week-end away go spoil yourself. You don't have to accept this is your life can always get rid of horse or dogs. Just pick out stuff that can be put on the...
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    At Wit's End...

    Just invite them over for a weeks holiday Richard, that way it will get your horse sorted. :)
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    I have a young gelding who is now 5 years old and have had him since 4 months old, we had him gelded at 3 as his second testicle didn't descend, and he went for op. we have noticed over the years that he has become fixated on our next door neighbours gelding which we use to laugh at. But I have...
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    Ballcocks and other sweary words... Not sure what to do now

    Timothy haylage very small sugar content, healthy hooves no molasses and no added sugar. I use to soak my hay but the sugar content was still high even after soaking overnight. She's gone from 305kg to 230 kg in a year and measured her today and she's staying at that weight even thou I'm letting...
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    Very small children on a livery yard - driving me mad.

    Have a word with the YO as these children are far to young to be running round horses loose, as you said one step from your horse could do a lot of damage to young bones and it is inconsiderate of the parents for not supervising them
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    Sick to death!!

    Metformin you start off with high dosage + blood tests and as the blood test get better the dosage goes down mine from 20 tabs per day she's down to 4 blood test twice a year £40 for 500 but it does work for my mare. Makes you wonder just how many fat ponies and cobs out there have ems as my...
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    Am I right to think this is rude?

    Anybody think that this post is a windup :)
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    Sick to death!!

    Timothy haylage has less sugar than soaked hay and my mare enjoys eating it, my vet said she was allowed 41/2kg of haylage but the more she grazed the less haylage at night and it does seem to work she's gone from 305kg to 230kg + she has winergy low energy and healthy hooves sugarless for her...
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    Sick to death!!

    My welsh sec a has ems, and it's taken a year to get her weight down. she's on metformin 4 tablets a day she goes out during the day but in at night with a little timothy haylage and touch wood doing ok, am hoping to strip graze her on another paddock as the one she's in needs to be rested as a...
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    Horses behavour, im at a loss, any ideas??

    Blood test and have a really good look at you are feeding him
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    Anyone know what these are?

    it could be ringworm if the skin was flaky
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    Foot abscess - ***Gory pic warning*** (also in V&HC)

    Cricky she must have been in a lot of pain, so glad your vet and farrier have gotten it sorted
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    Cream saddlepad on a grey?

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    Have you ever bought a horse with an existing illness/injury?

    Megamacs24 if he is diabetic then he has EMS he should have a blood test done every 6 months to see how his insulin levels are. I found that soaking hay didn't help as it depends on the sugar content in hay so Pebbles has timothy haylage which is low in sugar and as I have to weigh her food...
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    Have you ever bought a horse with an existing illness/injury?

    Megamanic24 sounds like he has EMS and needs his diet checked out my welsh sec a is on low sugar feeds plus Metformin tablets twice a day ask owner to have a blood test done.
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    Bullied and Accused to the point of ending everything. Help

    And at least the other livery now knows what can happen, does the farmer not realize that he could be libel if the horses get loose as it's his reponsablity for the the fencing and gates security
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    it just keeps getting worse :(

    Where you not able to turn her out on her own?
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    Sweet itch

    As past owner start now as my poor mare suffered badly and one past owner must have used pure Benzote benzotly on her sores because as soon as she smelt it in the air she would go beszerk and I could never get near her to put anything on her to help the itch used the Boett rugs which was a...
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    Bullied and Accused to the point of ending everything. Help

    Get a camera that fits in your riding hat:)
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    Bullied and Accused to the point of ending everything. Help

    Name and shame her on here and let the rest of us sort her out and does the other livery not realise if you go she will start on her plus the farmer will be losing a good livery after 26 years. Do what the others have said write it all down and contact your community police person and they will...
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    Over horsed update.

    just because other people didn't get on with her doesn't mean that you won't. I was always taught that horse and rider take a year to get use to each other different style of riding and such if you are both happy keep her the proffessionals aren't always right you know
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    Laminitis :-(

    My welsh sec a has EMS, she went down with laminitis a year ago Feb on frozen ground thats when after blood test as she still stabled with it 12 weeks later it has taken 12 months to get her right still has a bit of a cresty neck and fat bum. I tried the soaked hay soaking it over night and...
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    Keeping a laminitic horse with the herd?

    My pony has EMS she's a welsh sec a she went down with laminitis in Feb when she was on very little grazing but it got frozen that's when I found out she had EMS. She is stabled most of the time on very thick bed of straw goes out for an hour per day and fed timothy haylege which is low on sugar...
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    Advice needed please - awful situation - strangles

    Thoughts with you OP but at least you have thought things through and a lot can happen in a month for good or bad hopefully for the good. And if it's the bad you know what is best for both animals. And I agree with others the charity should be helping you with the bills for the mare as it is...
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    Unrealistic Livery/Friend

    Personally I would say you have just lost your stable, it never pays to be to nice to be honest
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    Wind sucking/ crib biting neighbour - would you be worried ..

    I had a crib biter and I now have a box walker do my other 4 copy no
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    Best Calming Supplement

    What calmer did you use finkleyalex