Stable Scoop Episode 36 – Polo Deaths & Vet Talk with Dr. Parrott


Dr. Parrott of Parrott Equine Associates joins us to talk about your horses health and the sad polo pony deaths in Florida. Lyme decease, hoof abscesses, common mistakes, nutraceuticals and Dr. Parrott’s Bran Poultice recipe. Listen in…

Stable Scoop Episode 36 – Polo Deaths & Vet Talk with Dr. Parrott:

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  • Thank you to Dr. Parrott for joining us to discuss all things vet. You can find Dr. Parrott
  • Here is the recipe for Dr. Parrott’s Bran Poultice for hoof abscesses:
    • Wheat Bran
    • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
    • 1 oz. Whiskey
    • Water till moist
    • Pack in the hoof and cover with burlap and tape around the top – it needs air to evaporate – let sit 8 to 10 hours
  • Read all the latest on the polo pony deaths at


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About Deanna Castro

Deanna Castro has been training horses and riders professionally for over 18 years. She trains riders in Horsemanship, Western Pleasure, Showmanship and Trail Riding. Deanna is married to Native American Horse Trainer Fredi Castro and she is the author of "Six Weeks to a Better Horse".
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