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RE: Lyme aftermath
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: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2000 11:42 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RC: Lyme aftermath
> Karla email@example.com
> 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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