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RE: Lyme aftermath

Hi Karla,

Jack has not been on stall rest.  He's at pasture 24/7 (except to get his
grain/supplements in his stall twice daily).  Thankfully, the Lyme was
discovered before he had any actual symptoms from it.

Good luck on your 50 -- you're an endurance poster child.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2000 11:42 AM
> To:
> Subject: RC: Lyme aftermath
> Karla
> After reading your posts about your horses and Lymes, let me
>  tell you my experience.  I developed Lymes disease in 1987.  As
>  an end result, I now suffer from Fibromyalgia Syndrom.  It took
>  over a year of almost immediate agressive treatment to quit
>  having symptoms.  Even now I suffer from intermitten fatigue
>  and my muscles ache EVERY day.  I am about to ride my first 50
> miler.  I spent 3 years getting my muscles able to do so.  Your
>  horses need extra time if they feel like I do and did.  Stall
>  rest is terrible.  I walked every day, increasing the distance
>  by how I felt.  Try it.  Your horse should recover, maybe not
>  back to 100 milers, but to fifties and twenty fives.  From my
> experience I think it takes almost a full year to feel
>  reasonable again.
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