Horses/gout

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Kathy wrote at 2015-01-14 21:08:05
I have a pony that foundered about 2 years ago and now he goes lame whenever there's a change from warm to cold with the weather. My farrier has checked him and it's not founder. He claims that it's similar to gout and something is happening in his joints because he has foundered in the past. I give him Bute until he improves and he's ok until the weather changes again. My vet has not heard of this gouty arthritis which my farrier claims is happening. So I wonder if anyone else has experienced this in a horse or pony before.


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Lyn Kamer, C.E.S.M.T.

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Training, alternative therapies, saddle fitting problems, behavioral problems, endurance riding, driving, Mustangs

Experience

Horseman of over 50 yrs., certified equine massage therapist, trainer both riding and driving, long distance trail riding and driving. Both endurance and competitive trail riding and driving.

Organizations
American Endurance Ride Assn., Eastern Competitive Trail Ride Assn., New Jersey Trail Ride Assn., Aromatherapists International, American Mustang and Burro Assn., United States Trotting Assn., Standardbred Pleasure Horse Org., US Wild Horse and Burro Association

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Trail Blazer magazine, AERC Newsletter, Hoofbeats magazine

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Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist, Least Resistance Trainer, Certified Aromatherapist

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