Monthly Archives: June 2017

The real cost of self care boarding

I’ve been in self care boarding for over 8 years or there about. Only when we lived in Missouri for a year were the horses on my own property – in all other situations I had to drive out (30 … Continue reading

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Pergolide dosage for Cushings

Tomorrow both ponies go to full dosage on their Cushing’s medication, Prascend. I did a “loading” dose at half the prescription to hopefully avoid the Pergolide Veil (a kind of zoning out that horses on this medication can experience; see … Continue reading

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Dealing with realities

I’m starting to have that overwhelmed, hopeless feeling again. Last week I ended up being sick and after a trip to the urgent care discovered I had walking pneumonia. That put me down and out for about 8 days and … Continue reading

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Dulce’s Dental

Dulce got her dental today and the damage to my pocket book wasn’t too bad – under $200. She had a lot of hooks and two teeth just fell out and one is still wobbly but she should have a … Continue reading

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Both ponies tested positive for Cushings disease

The test results for the ponies came back and both are positive for Cushing disease. At a baseline of 110, Dulce was 182 and Dancer was 462!! That wasn’t a surprise on Dulce but for Dancer, I guess that explains … Continue reading

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Dulce and Dancer get a vet visit

Today, the vet came by to draw blood on both ponies to conduct a test for Insulin Resistance and Cushings. Dancer came to me in January of 2005 and was the first of the horses I bought for my lesson … Continue reading

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Massage for Dante

Massage for him today. Something I had noticed and that was confirmed for me was he holds his releases and you need to back off when he starts to fidget and then he will release – he also will release … Continue reading

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