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Since January my horse has been experiencing loss of
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Hi, My mule Charlie is about 23 years old. He has an
Hi, My mule "Charlie" is about 23 years old. He has an inflamed gum and what the vet here said is an abscessed tooth of which he said he pulled what remained out 5 days ago. My boarding facility owner… read more
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I have a 4 yr old TB gelding and he grinds his teeth when he
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my boarder left the gate open last night, and our horse got
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I have a 10 year old Fox Trotter, gelding. Tonight when turned
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I have a 23 yr mule(draft cross), have had for 20 years, always
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I have a 17 year old gelding mule that i cant get fat. He eats
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my horse was just euthanised due to a ruptured caecum. Im
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