Discipline: LD/Endurance, CMO, Trail Rider, Cartoonist, Writer, Co-Director/ Green Bean Endurance
Favorite Links for training, gear, and memberships!
- National Association of Competitive Mounted Orienteering
- HOW TO CMO
- What is CMO?
- Old Dominion Endurance Rides
- Renegade Hoof Boots
- Riding vs. Racing a discussion with the Duck.
- Trumbull Mountain's INTRO TO ENDURANCE RIDING
- Principles of Conditioning
- Conditioning the endurance horse by SERA
- Short Article: Feeding & Training the Endurance Horse
- Feeding the Endurance Horse, Swedish Author
- Preventing Dehydration In the Endurance Horse, Ontario Competitive Trail Riding Association
- Jim Holland's fantastic training links here!
- South Eastern Distance Rider's Association
October 13, 2009
Any advice on putting a stop to the scratches?
It has cropped back out on the left front, and I'm still working on the left hind. The areas are small, but persistent. I've been doing iodine shampoo scrubs followed by a thick application of antifungal cream/ triple antibiotic / Desitin. In times past this has always worked to clear it in a couple of weeks. I'm on week four on this front leg. Get to where it is looking clear and think I've beat it, two days go by and it's back. If any of you know a highly effective product I'm all ears. Need these scratches cleared and ready for boots in a few weeks as we are planning a weekend rocky trail ride. I need something that takes no prisoners!
We had schooling again tonight and she finally mellowed out and was lowering her head and making happy relaxed horse sounds. It only took 45 minutes vs. an hour to get it done today. Small progress, but I'll take it. ~E.G.