Belly Gunk

Some guys get belly button lint, and Isis just gets gunk. About two weeks ago, Isis had a swelling on the right side of her abdomen. Not very large — maybe about a hand long by 2-3 fingers wide. I used a topical tea-tree oil and hydrocortisone ointment on it. Read more…

Off her supplement

Okay, I knew Isis’ supplement helped her. The past few weeks have really highlighted just how much she needs it. For about the past month, Isis has not been eating her supplement. She gets a low-starch pelleted grain and 2 ounces of Grand Meadows Complete, a powdered supplement. She decided Read more…

Hair loss?

Ever seen a horse lose the hair on their stomach in patches during the winter? Isis is doing that. Her hair is very scurfy (but no rain-rot lumps) and as you rub it it falls out in patches… I’ve called the vet.

Gradual improvements

Isis had her first chiropractic adjustment tonight after several months without one. Around Thanksgiving she was out in the pasture with two other horses to see if she could be introduced into another herd. Things were fine until we added another mare — then the gelding and Isis and words. Read more…