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rozbug
8th April 2011, 11:29 AM
What's the best way to manage front feet strikers..please...

BEX101
8th April 2011, 12:33 PM
Is there a reason why they are doing it and is it a mare or gelding?

Most importantly for now is just not to put yourself into the firing line. If you could understand the "why" then you may be able to stop it or avoid situations where they are doing it.

My Crazy Clan
8th April 2011, 09:37 PM
Yeah never stand in front of them :lol:

When does the horse do it and do you know why?

rozbug
8th April 2011, 11:30 PM
Rhea- that was Funny!! I was expecting something sensible LOL
well she is in season, but its when you touch her-squeal and legs-squeal and legs- can get up to 10 squeals before i can have a quiet stroke.

The Little Magician
9th April 2011, 12:19 AM
Maybe some help for treating her hormones would be a good idea.

There are plenty of herbal supplements out there that are great for hormonal mares, the ones with Monks Hood / Chaste Berry in work really well.

sparkey1
12th April 2011, 04:02 PM
Try the herbal supplements that LM suggested and if they don't work you could talk to your vet about putting her on Regumate. If she's dangerous that's a good reason to control her cycles medically I reckon.