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hello sir, lets suppose if any of your horses are suffering from bowed tendons, what treatment would you give? here in india, all of our trainers blister the horse suffering from bowed tendons.

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HI ---- A BOW TENDON NEEDS QUITE A LONG TIME TO HEAL. YOU CAN USE ALL KINDS OF IODINE PAINT AND LEG TIGHTNERS TO KEEP THE TENDON TIGHT SO YOU CAN KEEP THEM TRAINING. BLISTERING IS GOOD IF THE HORSE NEEDS A LONG TIME FOR THE TENDON PROBLEM.  A HIGH BOW IS NOT A GOOD BOW TENDON TO HAVE AS IT WILL ALWAYS BOW LOW IN TIME. CHECK YOUR TRAINERS AND SEE WHAT TYPE OF TREATMENT THEY USE TO KEEP THE HORSE IN TRAINING.. THANKS Ed Hess

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Ed Hess

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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

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Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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