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I just bought my horse and trailer him t. 4 hours to get him
4 hours to get him home. Once we got to the barn he started to pee but only had a small stream. He did this several times. We found two beans in his sheath but he continued to do this … read more
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Horse wants to lay down all day has had a bowel movement but
Horse wants to lay down all day has had a bowel movement but doesn't seem interested in eating or drinking. Have been walking him about every 1 and a half hours. Will take a few bites of grass, and ha… read more
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Dr. Gabby
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My horse can be best described now as lathargic. He is a 13
My horse can be best described now as lathargic. He is a 13 year fjord. He is off his feed and nibbles at grass or hay. He is spending most of his time just standing under a tree. Yesterday, I thought… read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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2 weeks ago following a riding lesson, our horse decided to
2 weeks ago following a riding lesson, our horse decided to lay down in his stall - totally out of character. as well, he showed no interest in his food. We removed food and hay and monitored closely.… read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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Master's Degree
2,115 satisfied customers
I have a horse that wont lay down to sleep. I dont think
I have a horse that won't lay down to sleep. I don't think he is narcoleptic, but, shows signs of sleep deprivation. I tried putting him on bute for two weeks and there was no difference. I turned him… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
flatt: eating grass..vet gave..breed an feed pellots..wet
hi , my horse has a form of colic i think , yesterday was the first time and s vet was called in , but she was already up and walking around and eating grass, , but while she was sick about an hr she … read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
General Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
14,996 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a weanling miniature horse who has had very loose
Hi, I have a weanling miniature horse who has had very loose bowel movements over the last couple of days. The only changes that have happened for him is I gave him a quarter of a teaspoon of granulat… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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horse: up and moving and he has had 3 bowel movements but goes..colic
my horse is laying down but i got him up and moving and he has had 3 bowel movements but goes right back to laying down. could this be colic? what can i do for him myself without a vet?… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
horse: She eats, drinks, urinates, and has bowel movements..fed
We have a horse that lays down but doesn't appear the strength to get up. She eats, drinks, urinates, and has bowel movements in a normal manner. She is fed 1/2 coffee can of oats twice a day with all… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,206 satisfied customers
horse: yrs old..About three days ago he stopped eating and drinking.
My horse is 33 yrs old. About three days ago he stopped eating and drinking. I know he is close to leaving this earth. However, we still want to know at his age, if there is anything possible to do, t… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,206 satisfied customers
This is a 2&1/2 year old filly pastured with other horses.
This is a 2&1/2 year old filly pastured with other horses. I noticed yesterday she is less active than normal, lays down most of the day and most important. She stands or lays with her neck straight o… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
General Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
14,996 satisfied customers
My older horse about 14 years, seems to have arthritus or something
My older horse about 14 years, seems to have arthritus or something similar. I have tried grain with glucosamine. The other day when he came back from a short easy ride it seemed as though he was havi… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,206 satisfied customers
horse is weak, laying down was getting up moving from one place
horse is weak, laying down was getting up moving from one place to another. eats and drinks but has no motivation at all. Becoming weaker. urinating and good bowel movement. just lifeless… read more
Dr. CMc
Dr. CMc
Owner
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine DVM
272 satisfied customers
gelding: colic two times..urinate..paw and the ground with front feet
I have a 5 year old QH gelding used for Western Pleasure. He has shown indications of colic two times in the past month. His symptons are stretching out as if to urinate, then he will paw and the grou… read more
Dr. Jean
Dr. Jean
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
52 satisfied customers
One of my horses (15.1 hands 900 pounds 25 yrs) was showing
One of my horses (15.1 hands 900 pounds 25 yrs) was showing signs of colic. Heart rate was 40 and no temp. He had excellent gut sounds but would not eat. If you let him loose he would go down and lay … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Missouri Fox Trotter: laying down..bowel movement..stiff..front legs
This morning going to the barn to feed my 3 horses my 5 year old Missouri Fox Trotter was laying down, obviously for a long period of time. Thinking that she had a stomache ache my step-son and I made… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
1,206 satisfied customers
quarter horse: 14 year old..laying on her back..moaning
I have a 14 year old quarter horse mare. Yesterday a.m. she was laying on her back with her legs spread moaning. Did some thrashing with her hooves. This a.m. laying in a more natural position with le… read more
Dr. CMc
Dr. CMc
Owner
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine DVM
272 satisfied customers
horse: has eaten one potato plant and has signs..hay..laying down
Our horse has eaten one potato plant and has signs of collic. We are walking her and she will eat a little hay at a time, but is laying down and getting up a lot. We are walking her and trying to keep… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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