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Old injuries catching up with us
4/15/2013 9:58:01 PM
Arthritis is my current concern, however Cushing's was top for my mare she passed in 2010
4/15/2013 6:22:37 PM
Arthritic joints are the most difficult
4/15/2013 3:29:39 PM
all of the above and that I won't have the money to pay vet bills
4/15/2013 3:28:15 PM
My soon-to-be 25 buddy is kept comfortable and "loose" with the help of his veterinarian.
4/15/2013 11:23:07 AM
and dental issues
4/15/2013 6:24:08 AM
My 35 year old OTTB is very difficult to keep weight on.
4/15/2013 4:14:46 AM
lack of appropriate feeds for horses over 40
4/15/2013 1:20:56 AM
4/14/2013 4:29:29 PM
EMS, Insulin resistance, DSLD/ESPA, Cushings
4/14/2013 4:27:43 PM
4/14/2013 3:09:15 PM
EOTRH syndrome kills your older horse with pain and starvatiun. It is treatable. Google it.
4/14/2013 3:04:49 PM
Each animal is an unique & evaluate as such
4/14/2013 10:52:09 AM
chronic low grade colic
4/14/2013 8:52:25 AM
Sweet itch and dermatitis
4/14/2013 8:40:28 AM
My 32-yr-old horse is arthritic in 3 legs. Talk about 3 feet in the grave...
4/14/2013 1:47:20 AM
the outragous cost for treating Cushings will result in many not being treated and suffering.n
4/13/2013 5:32:07 PM
Joints and teeth
4/13/2013 11:09:13 AM
all of the above, it all about keeping my guy healthy
4/13/2013 7:29:20 AM
It can affect horses of any age and is basically irreversible. My bête noir for sure.
4/13/2013 3:23:56 AM
ride in the mountains, hard on joints
4/12/2013 10:20:26 PM
4/12/2013 10:09:16 PM
4/12/2013 7:46:00 PM
Already have problem with a mare we just bought. Former w. pl. and reiner :(
4/12/2013 7:10:04 PM
Just found out my 20 yr old mare is in early stages of Cushings. Hope she'll eat the Praecend!!!
4/12/2013 5:57:27 PM
4/12/2013 5:36:13 PM
the safe health of any senior issue is important I have seen more PPID in "younger" horses
4/12/2013 9:32:15 AM
A combination of all named factors, plus potentially decreased ability to absorb/utilize nutrients.
4/12/2013 7:20:57 AM
have an older pony opinion is she has cushings no clinical symptom except long hair other causes?
4/12/2013 6:16:14 AM
Arthritis is nonreversable, chronically painful and can be very hard to keep the horse comfortable.
4/12/2013 4:08:24 AM
Have had 3 probably because I keep them for life.
4/12/2013 3:57:52 AM
It is a complicated disease that is difficult to treat and manage
4/11/2013 11:21:41 PM
I have two horses over 23 years.. all with good teeth.
4/11/2013 10:54:50 PM
4/11/2013 10:26:53 PM
muscle, weight and overall decline in stamina and energy.
4/11/2013 9:05:55 PM
All of the above
4/11/2013 4:48:03 PM
Increased chances for colic.
4/11/2013 2:49:22 PM
cyst in navicular bone and almost no heel growth
4/11/2013 1:20:52 AM
All of the above along with uveitis
4/10/2013 8:33:57 PM
Have a 22 YO TB who is sound and refuses to retire, going in the dressage ring this year
4/10/2013 2:05:34 PM
My 23yr old mare has cataracts which are worsening. Losing her sight was the cause of a bad fall.
4/10/2013 12:01:41 PM
Choosing the best vaccinations and dewormers are top priority here.
4/10/2013 11:37:03 AM
All of the above! Have all younger horses now, want them to be healthy well into their golden years.
4/10/2013 10:51:38 AM
Lameness from thin, flat front soles
4/10/2013 9:43:08 AM
The toxic environmental chemtrails being dumped on us.
4/10/2013 9:00:06 AM
The other conditions are manageable but Cushings with its complexity will get them in a short a time
4/10/2013 7:01:56 AM
trying so hard with my very fussy 33 yr old horse--but not really getting any more condition on him.
4/10/2013 6:05:21 AM
4/10/2013 12:38:24 AM
Any info on Thrive an equine feed
4/9/2013 11:30:59 PM
The damp climate where I live makes arthritis worse, so we do have to pay attention to this.
4/9/2013 10:25:49 PM
I am taking measures to prevent this.
4/9/2013 9:30:44 PM
although my senior 32+ years had weight loss, she was not in pain
4/9/2013 8:14:07 PM
Arthritis-1 senior ex-racehorse & 1 senior jumper
4/9/2013 8:04:03 PM
Other-Making sure I have a plan in place for my horse's retirement care and dignified end
4/9/2013 7:40:23 PM
actually all of the above
4/9/2013 7:26:12 PM
4/9/2013 7:02:56 PM
As well as arthritic joints - my horse's cushings is well managed right now but it change in a hurry
4/9/2013 6:35:28 PM
They all concern me. Have a 22yr.old with IR.Very careful what I let him eat and how much.
4/9/2013 6:13:13 PM
seizures in my 27 year old horse . He has been having them for the last 3 years about 3 to 4 months
4/9/2013 6:13:11 PM
and Arthritic Joints I have two senior horses, one Arthritic, one hard keeper.
4/9/2013 6:06:50 PM
Often, apparent weight loss can be concern where horses can be seen from roads
4/9/2013 3:09:19 PM
4/9/2013 1:55:16 PM
4/9/2013 1:45:39 PM
PPID and arthritic joints
4/9/2013 12:19:25 PM
lack of tooth in my over age 30 horses
4/9/2013 12:10:46 PM
Arthritis concerns me the most. Both of my horses had rough lives before me . I'm being proactive.
4/9/2013 11:52:56 AM
My senior horse still actively competes, so keeping joints comfortable is most important for me.
4/9/2013 8:02:59 AM
Any problem that causes pain or significant loss of quality of life
4/9/2013 1:27:00 AM
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