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Pain Transfered

Don’t let this image fool you. Delilah is almost completely back to her old self.

Tuesday, when I got home from work, Delilah was so full of energy that she wouldn’t leave Cyndie alone. 362 more words

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Brass Tacks #1 - Laminitis

Many horse owners will assume the spring and summer grass will exacerbate laminitis so restrict grazing over the warmer months. However grass will accumulate sugar during the winter which is influenced by the cooler temperatures, over-cast days and longer nights. 214 more words

Horses

Living with a progressive illness

Logan is diagnosed with Equine Cushing’s Disease:

By the time Logan was introduced to the herd he was looking healthier than when we first bought him, but suddenly his new found vitality and physical appearance changed for the worse. 595 more words

Horse Love

It’s time our horses get a little love from the Relative Something blog, don’t you think? They’ve been a little short-changed here because energy for them has been directed toward the Facebook page of late. 333 more words

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Laminitis, Keeping Our Composure

I often hear owners use the terms laminitis and founder interchangeably. But though the two ailments are certainly related, they are entirely separate in action and severity. 1,297 more words

Epona: Our Dartmoor Hillie Goddess

Also known as ‘the sassy one’:

Epona ‘great mare’ was the Gaulish name for their Celtic Horse Goddess, a goddess of fertility and protector of equines and she was also celebrated by the Roman Army as a protector of their horses. 1,250 more words

Aitana: update

First, I’d like to praise the Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth and the Refugio del Burrito in Spain for their really kind support and concern regarding Aitana. Particular thanks to Nikki in Sidmouth for responding to enquiries from my daughter Alys (as I had been having phone signal problems earlier in the week); Cecilio from Refugio del Burrito, who has taken time to get involved with connecting people regarding Aitana while he is on an important donkey rescue assignment in north eastern Spain; and to Dorothea who Cecilio has put me in touch with in this province and is waiting to see this update so she might comment. 1,204 more words