Re: Cushing and riding
Welcome. Our PPID/Cushing's and IR horses can do a lot more than we think if approached slowly with the right support. His arthritis may be a factor, depending on where it is and how severe.
So we can give you the full DDT+E approach for specific recommendations, can you tell us more? The best way to do that is through filling out a CasehHisotry. You need to join our Case History filing cabinet site, ECHisotry8, just like you did here, then fill out the form and upload to a folder. You can join and find instructions here: ECHistory8
Nancy C in NH
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---In EquineCushings@..., <Sandralyn@...> wrote :
do u think he will ever be ridden or is he just a companion horse now...he is 25...I've had him since he was 3....he has been to vet and chiropractor....he is stiff in the back....vet said he has Cushing and arthritis