Category Archives: Horse care

Updates on the actual care of my horses.

Run free sweet Dulce

Yesterday, when I arrived at the barn, Dulce was in extreme distress. She couldn’t breathe, was foaming at the mouth and was so agitated that she ran about or took to rolling. I called the vet and husband to come … Continue reading

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moving horses

The property where I board is up for sale and the horses and I are looking for a new home. Because of that, I had turned this blog private for 24 hours as I was feeling out a few people. … Continue reading

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Update

The last four months have been difficult for various reasons and I see I haven’t been very good about updating here so let me do some news on everyone: Dulce: it took a while but she slowly gained weight back. … Continue reading

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Dulce continues her decline

Dulce continues to not gain weight. She has me very worried at this point. I tried Equine Senior and she refused to eat it. So I stopped her Pergolide (which can suppress appetite) and went back to Grostrong 13 (which … 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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