My neighbor lost a horse to lightning the other night. This is my third year to have someone nearby lose a horse to lightning and one friend lost a herd of broodmares. Some pretty bad spring storms are setting in here so everyone came in before they hit. If it is warm out and just […]
I think it is important for horse owners to keep a calendar and be sure to mark when they start medication and stop. Also add any other important details like vaccinations, illnesses, shoeing or trimming, teeth work and worming. This is especially important if the horse gets hurt because time goes by quickly. Often you […]
I suggest you pack his feet with Sole Pack for a week, and then we can rule out the tender feet issue. Since he has some age on him and you felt warmth in his knees, I would use Vita Oil massages on his knees daily, and we will see how he gets along with […]
I am not an nutritional expert, but I am happy to share my experiences and understanding. It seems there is a little conflicting evidence, but for the most part it takes about 3 weeks to see a difference when using yeast. It probably would be worth a try. I can say that yeast supplements have […]
Yes, it is safe, and there would be no reason you could not give Wind Aid to her. I do recommend that if she does not improve in a few days or if she shows signs of getting worse, talk with a vet.
Wind Aid could help only if the horse has allergies or infection – then Wind Aid would help to dry up the mucus, but the cause would still need to be determined. The Wind Aid is not going to kill a bacterial, viral or fungal infection. You will need to work with a vet. I […]
I would guess that you are not getting the syringe back far enough in the throat. On some horses I pull the tongue out to one side and then squirt it back in the throat. But, most of the time you can insert the syringe into the side of the mouth and get it back […]