Monthly Archives: July 2010

What is Horse Abuse or Neglect?

Horse abuse and neglect takes many forms.  It can be as obvious as having no food or water to not having necessary veterinary or hoof care.  There is a nationally recognized chart that describes a horse’s body condition based on … Continue reading

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Groovy Heart

UPDATE:  GROOVY HAS BEEN ADOPTED!!! Groovy Heart is a 14 yr old Thoroughbred mare.  She arrived here with Stop That Akki and they are best of friends.  She is a gorgeous red bay although she is also a little thin.  … Continue reading

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Stop That Akki

‘Stop That Akki’ arrived here in mid July with Groovy Heart.  She might have the honor of being the first in a long list of horses that were at risk due to the record heat and drought in this area.   … Continue reading

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Virginia Hay Survey

We have a short survey set up to determine the current needs for hay in VA.  Please take a moment or two to take the Virginia Hay survey! With the drought and the severe heat, many are concerned about the … Continue reading

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Magic’s VibraVM

Magic’s VibraVM arrived yesterday.  He has now had two treatments.  Yesterday’s treatment was  to acclimate him to the VibraVM and the noise it makes.  Also to allow something to touch his nose which he hates because of the Albuterol inhaler. … Continue reading

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Magic Update

Magic continues to struggle to breathe when he is eating.  I suspect that he is still inhaling parts of his feed.  We are still trying to find a solution that will work for him.  I have done some research into … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Sad Day

Magic went to see Dr Dunnavant for his second opinion today.  When we got there, Magic was breathing a bit easier.  I had brought a pan of grain because it seems to make his breathing worse when he eats.  Sure … Continue reading

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Microchipping

Disasters I used to wonder why in the world would I want to microchip my horses.   Then I spent 3 weeks in New Orleans working with LSU taking care of the horses that were rescued after Hurricane Katrina.  Louisiana has … Continue reading

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Welcome To CVHR & Notice

Welcome to Central Virginia Horse Rescue and thank you for stopping by!  I am in the process of incorporating the rescue and waiting for 501 (c)3 status.  There is a ton more paperwork than I thought at first.  The articles … Continue reading

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Equine RAO Resource – COPD, Heaves

With Magic’s diagnosis of Recurrent Airway Obstruction(RAO), I have been researching the disease.  I thought that I would share some of the resources that I have found.  The two best treatments for RAO that I have found are the Aero … Continue reading

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