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I have a horse who might have colic. We went to feed him and
I have a horse who might have colic. We went to feed him and he doesn't want to eat. He is walking with us, not thrashing. Bowel sounds are present but not frequent. He has passed one stool. … read more
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My horse got out of s pen and into the grain.how much can he
My horse got out of his pen and into the grain.how much can he have eaten before it hurts him? He is grained daily. what he ate was about 4 ---2 quart scoops of strategy and at least 3----2 quart scoo… read more
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My old horse, 31 years young, colics on occasion. Today was
My old horse, 31 years young, colics on occasion. Today was the day. He tends to lay down and stand up, lay down, kick at stomach, but never to severly. I usually walk him out of it with in 30 minutes… read more
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My horse has colic symptoms but is still passing droppings,
My horse has colic symptoms but is still passing droppings, his droppings are hard. would this still be colic or should I be looking for something else? He has not got a temp.… read more
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Im not sure how to spell it. but how do you help a horse that
Im not sure how to spell it. but how do you help a horse that is coleching. My friends horse hasnt had a bowl movement in two days and there about to put him down. aside from surgury is there anything… read more
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Hello, I have a six year old welsh pony and yesterday at
Hello, I have a six year old welsh pony and yesterday at 3 pm someone fed her a handful of not-yet-hardened horse treat (made with molasses, flour, oil, peppermint and oats). She's new to us and I'm w… read more
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Is it true that alfalfa can elevate a horses energy I have
Is it true that alfalfa can elevate a horse's energy? I have a boarder with an already (very) hyper and unpredictable horse and she has added 3 dry quarts every day (wetted) to her horse's feeding reg… read more
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Hi! I have a 15 yrs old mare who was lying done at feeding
Hi! I have a 15 yrs old mare who was lying done at feeding time this am. I have been walking her for 3 hours now and she still wants to lay down. She has been going to the bathroom - very looses stool… read more
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horse: quit eating..lying down..laid down..barn and tried to lay down
horse quit eating and drinking this am . ok last night finished food and went ok. was lying down on entering barn and got up put out side and laid down and back to barn and tried to lay down. lunged h… read more
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Hi! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am in Australia. I have a quarter
Hi! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am in Australia. I have a quarter horse that is cramping in the stomach. Thought was spasmotic colic, but has been going on for three days now. Is reluctant to walk, and l… read more
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horse showed signs of colic this morning, local vets not taking
horse showed signs of colic this morning, local vets not taking calls & the farm vet is 300 miles away. has passed low volume fecal matter 3 times thru the day, 3rd time had signs of mineral oil that … read more
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horses: to die or have to be put down due to Colic
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my horse has a cut on his leg, we have been treating with ointment.
my horse has a cut on his leg, we have been treating with ointment. this morning he is sweating, shakes, rolling in the dirt alot and not very hungry...… read more
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I came home at 5 00 pm to find my horse laying down. I moved
I came home at 5:00 pm to find my horse laying down. I moved her close to an area where I could keep constant observation on her. She seemed to be straining to defecate. After much effort only passing… read more
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I have a horse that got into the grain bin.... she is down
I have a horse that got into the grain bin.... she is down and definately in pain.... I have given her a pain killer,,, now what?.. I have worked with cow bloat but not horse bloat. I understand found… read more
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Horse is appoximatly 7 years we just bought her a few weeks
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Older gelding approximately 25+ years old, acts like he is colic, walked him after putting hose in his rectum to moisten any impact, relieved himself while walking several times. This was done about a… read more
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I have a eight year old gelding that came down with colic on friday. He was laying down alot and very tired looking, I called my vet and there out of the office until monday and know one has returned … read more
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