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Anything that out of the normal. Cuts, tears, anything!
9/26/2011 9:45:53 PM
All of the above and more
9/26/2011 9:24:23 PM
9/26/2011 7:23:07 PM
Being tuned in to the way your horse feels,looking into there eye is it soft or nervous when touched
9/26/2011 7:13:51 PM
less interactive, laying down more
9/26/2011 5:42:13 PM
worry lines around the eyes
9/26/2011 4:34:59 PM
anything that seems "off"
9/25/2011 5:30:05 PM
All of the above
9/25/2011 11:21:58 AM
pulse, and breathing
9/24/2011 12:13:52 PM
stance, mussle, dull eye, tucked up, shifting weight
9/24/2011 1:13:46 AM
the look in the eyes, and the position of ears and tail
9/23/2011 10:15:42 PM
depression and tense facial muscles
9/23/2011 9:37:30 PM
dull eye, yawning, isololation from other horses
9/23/2011 9:35:50 PM
9/23/2011 9:25:08 PM
Increased p&r, dull eyes, lethargic
9/23/2011 5:42:29 PM
usually if he is lethargic and moving slower than usual
9/23/2011 2:58:15 PM
horse looking depressed with head down,no bright clear eyes and coat looking dull or standing up
9/23/2011 3:29:27 AM
9/23/2011 1:23:34 AM
Yawning, weight shifting, increased respiration, changes to gums, sucked up stomach
9/22/2011 10:53:44 PM
increased heart rate and respiration
9/22/2011 8:01:04 PM
biting; kicking; irritability; laying down; unwillingness
9/22/2011 6:13:01 PM
shortened Stride in any gait.
9/22/2011 6:00:06 PM
Lip curling, air pawing....
9/22/2011 5:26:29 PM
9/22/2011 5:23:06 PM
anything the least bit different or unusual
9/22/2011 4:50:16 PM
Henry stretches out fully and puts his rump up and his forelegs are stretched out in front of him.
9/22/2011 3:40:58 PM
Anything out of the ordinary
9/22/2011 3:18:51 PM
their eyes tell a lot
9/22/2011 3:05:55 PM
Looking or acting as though in pain
9/22/2011 2:36:19 PM
How the horse stands and the look in his eye.
9/22/2011 1:20:15 PM
9/22/2011 11:00:20 AM
9/22/2011 10:59:00 AM
no interest in movement
9/22/2011 10:27:02 AM
behaviour-unusual movements of thead with gait changes
9/22/2011 10:23:28 AM
Dull eyes or coat
9/22/2011 8:10:20 AM
9/22/2011 8:08:50 AM
Looking uncomfortable, a dullness to eyes and demeanor
9/22/2011 4:07:58 AM
Unusual characteristics. Know the normal paramaters for your animal and pay attention.
9/21/2011 11:00:05 PM
changes in standing posture
9/21/2011 10:14:25 PM
Repeatedly biting at or scratching an area, also non-heat related sweating
9/21/2011 9:33:57 PM
going from being neat in stall to being messy
9/21/2011 8:17:13 PM
I'm his mother--I just know.
9/21/2011 7:24:16 PM
sweating, increased heart rate, temperature
9/21/2011 5:51:17 PM
Gut sounds, poop problems
9/21/2011 5:46:22 PM
chip off top of splint bone
9/21/2011 5:39:53 PM
changes in performance
9/21/2011 3:41:39 PM
All of them
9/21/2011 3:18:18 PM
9/21/2011 3:10:57 PM
changes in stool as well
9/21/2011 1:32:26 PM
Am currently dealing w/laminitis, withdrawal from social contact noted during "flares" of pain
9/21/2011 12:46:51 PM
Dull look in eyes,puny
9/21/2011 10:50:07 AM
9/21/2011 10:27:20 AM
I check the whole horse
9/21/2011 10:23:05 AM
I make frequent use of a thermometer . we had 3 cases of Zercichia this summer-rise in temp was fas
9/21/2011 10:22:11 AM
Body attitude, stomach tension, pained look in eyes
9/21/2011 9:56:37 AM
expression, I know all my horses pretty well and if they are off, I know it.
9/21/2011 8:55:12 AM
Depression, change in attitude
9/21/2011 8:47:16 AM
Just look. Their expressions tell you so much about how they feel.
9/21/2011 8:15:13 AM
sweating, breathing hard, excessive laying down
9/21/2011 7:39:37 AM
Check the horse's eyes and face. Signs of stress; tight, hard, dull, angry looking eyes: L
9/21/2011 5:49:47 AM
9/21/2011 3:56:08 AM
wieght loss, and dull eyes are two other important warning signs of possible pain.
9/21/2011 1:53:33 AM
9/21/2011 12:55:17 AM
bitting sides, restless, rolling
9/20/2011 11:22:44 PM
Restlessness, which I separate from "Behavior changes."
9/20/2011 11:00:23 PM
i can usually tell by the facial expression & she tosses her head a certain way when she hurts
9/20/2011 10:53:03 PM
coat, ears, eyes, respiratory, pulse and temperature, circulation
9/20/2011 10:48:29 PM
saddling/tacking issues, unwillingness to take up gaits
9/20/2011 10:36:33 PM
9/20/2011 10:11:01 PM
9/20/2011 9:38:18 PM
Her demeanor, mood, facial expression
9/20/2011 9:09:27 PM
VERY clingy, he just wants to be hugged!
9/20/2011 8:58:34 PM
I spend lots of time watching my mare's day to day behavior, when something is different I know.
9/20/2011 8:55:05 PM
Tension in muscles, Pursed lips.
9/20/2011 8:34:32 PM
Any cuts or open wounds, etc.
9/20/2011 8:20:21 PM
If only they could tell you.
9/20/2011 8:06:51 PM
Flat affect, none of his usual nikcered greetings to me
9/20/2011 8:01:10 PM
response to touch, massage
9/20/2011 7:09:30 PM
Sometimes you can just look at them and tell they're not up to par-even without other symptoms
9/20/2011 6:25:11 PM
9/20/2011 6:05:03 PM
weight loss; lethargy; aggression;
9/20/2011 5:48:19 PM
wrinkled nose - ear position- stance at rest-tail position
9/20/2011 5:41:13 PM
Temperature and heart rate
9/20/2011 5:38:08 PM
eyes seem dull
9/20/2011 5:27:00 PM
9/20/2011 5:23:28 PM
I look at their eyes.
9/20/2011 5:20:21 PM
I can tell almost immediately if anything is wrong with any of my horses.
9/20/2011 4:58:41 PM
does not perform to full ability riding
9/20/2011 4:53:26 PM
9/20/2011 4:40:30 PM
I can just tell by looking at her
9/20/2011 4:36:18 PM
Behavior changes actually covers it all when you think about it
9/20/2011 4:35:38 PM
Any unusual behavior
9/20/2011 4:35:08 PM
resent saddling, bridling, mounting, depression, tense muscles around eyes, nostrils, mouth
9/20/2011 4:34:31 PM
9/20/2011 4:33:11 PM
Laying down & getting up several times; general lethargy
9/20/2011 4:32:27 PM
his or her sides are sucken in
9/20/2011 4:25:45 PM
9/20/2011 4:16:57 PM
9/20/2011 3:52:07 PM
9/20/2011 3:48:14 PM
change in expression, particularly eyes
9/20/2011 3:47:05 PM
standing "stretched" out
9/20/2011 3:46:09 PM
All the choices are potential signs of pain.
9/20/2011 3:32:45 PM
Look at eyes
9/20/2011 3:31:45 PM
There are a # of factors to consider when a horse is in pain for what ever reason.
9/20/2011 3:28:48 PM
9/20/2011 3:27:05 PM
Over-response to stimuli, inattention
9/20/2011 3:26:57 PM
A pleading look in his eyes along with biting his flank
9/20/2011 3:25:00 PM
His eyes always tell me.
9/20/2011 3:21:47 PM
sweating, shaking, etc.
9/20/2011 3:17:16 PM
tight dry lips
9/20/2011 3:13:54 PM
9/20/2011 2:53:24 PM
respiratory rate (flared nostrils), dull eyes
9/20/2011 2:40:16 PM
not participating in normal routine
9/20/2011 2:32:53 PM
Sweating without exertion.
9/20/2011 2:26:21 PM
avoidance or reluctance of moving to cues when riding or on the ground
9/20/2011 2:16:07 PM
He will get "clingy"
9/20/2011 2:00:19 PM
Chewing or rubbing a specific area repeatedly
9/20/2011 12:57:44 PM
looks alert, or distant in his eyes
9/20/2011 12:35:06 PM
dull look. pinning ears. sweating.
9/20/2011 11:31:12 AM
9/20/2011 10:20:55 AM
My horse gets very stoic when he's in pain.
9/20/2011 9:56:38 AM
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