Common horse veterinary questions resolved on JustAnswer
The qualified Experts on JustAnswer regularly respond to horse veterinary questions like:
- My horse has had diarrhea for about four days. Can I give him Imodium crushed up in applesauce?
- My mini mule is a rescue and won’t allow anyone very close to him. Is there a sedative I can give him so the farrier can do his feet?
- My horse got into milo today and has had an upset stomach. We gave him Banamine, but he continues to lay down on his side. Is this OK?
- I have a very expensive show jumping horse with a small tear in the digital flexor tendon and my vet is suggesting blistering. I don’t like the sound of this; what is it?
- My 12-year-old thoroughbred gelding came in the other night with ataxia. He never got colicky, and his appetite has not diminished. Could this be from a toxic plant?
To give you the best advice, the horse health Expert will need some information. You should be ready to answer questions such as: In order to assist you with the right information, the horse health Expert will need to know a little about your situation. You should be prepared to answer questions such as:
- What is the horse's name and age?
- What is the breed of your horse?
- What is the horse’s height and weight?
- What symptoms is the horse having?
- Has the horse had any previous problems?
With this information, you'll be ready to have a constructive session with the equine Expert.