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Morph
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 1:45 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Can anybody offer any help. My 24 year old shire has recently started to suffer with wind quite badly, and I can tell it hurts when her girth gets tightened.

However, recently she spooked with her saddle on, let out a really long spell of wind.......

The next time I tacked her up, she wouldn't let me near her with the saddle - kicking, stamping, attempting to buck........

I'm currently feeding mint and fennel, and as I'd changed her diet around a month ago, am now slowly changing it to a feed for digestion and older horses.

Any advice would be appreciated
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:56 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I am sure Kizzy is over this now Morph but you can get charcoal to help digestion, I have a link somewhere if you still want advice and obviously going to 16+ or something similar to feed her.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:10 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Thanks Lizzy - she goes through fits and starts, depending on the grass. She's ok at the moment thanks

That link would be useful please - more knowledge the better and all that!

With the danilon, I need to be extra vigilant regarding stomach ulcers - here's hoping she'll be fine!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:24 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I'm sure you can get a feed supliment for horse that has all those good bacteria in (if you know what I mean) . It might hepl Question

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:29 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Thanks Tracey - yes, I now give her digestive aid with yea sacc in it - she's not on a million supplements - HONEST!!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:43 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

http://www.stablelabel.co.uk/first.html

Not sure how helpful it will be for you Morph but that is the link.
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