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Using CBD Oil

My little mare Poppy has a mass near her back legs. It’s about small melon size the last time the veternarian checked her. I had heard that using CBD oil may reduce the mass or at the least make her more comfortable.

It’s not getting any smaller. Where I’m not sure it has grown either, she does act differently. She walks crooked and stands rather oddly and also leans against anything that is near such as her stall wall. She is still grazing in the pasture and doesn’t seem to be in pain.
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Older Horses Losing Their Hair

The Cushing’s is very noticeable.

I noticed Poppy’s unusual shedding in late March of 2017. Her hair was thick from winter growth and seemed normal before spring started.

Is It Cushing’s?

As I started the currying process hair came out in bunches. I still didn’t think much of it. I can’t make it out to see my horse everyday so next time I was out there I was a little shocked at how terrible she looked. (See included picture). It breaks my heart to see her look like this. Continue reading Older Horses Losing Their Hair