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hello sir, my horse sucks the wind too badly. can you tell me how to get rid of this problem?

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HI  WELL HE SOUNDS LIKE A CRIBBER, WHICH PUTS THEIR TEETH ON SOME THING AND PULLS BACK AND SUCKS WIND DOWN THEIR THROAT.  THERE ARE STRAPS THAT CAN HELP THEM STOP CRIBBING, BUT IT IS A NERVOUS HABBITT. A GOAT IN THE STALL MAY HELP KEEP THE HORSE OCCUPIED. YOU CAN ALSO RUN ELECTRIC WIRE AROUND THE STALL WHERE THE HORSE CRIBS.  WHEN THEY CRIB, THEY WILL GET A SHOCK AND THAT WILL DETER THEM.    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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