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Hi. I live in South Korea where I have become the main carer
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About 2 wks ago my 19 yr old OTT came in with a puncture wound
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every 8-10 weeks my 15yo App. gelding has a bout of laminitis
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hi there i have a 7 yr old tb gelding who is noticably lame
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My 6 year old quarter horse gelding has developed a chip and
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this is very similar to what is happening to my 20+ gelding
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