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This is a 7 year old mare that had one foal 4 years ago... i
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my 6 1/2 month quarter horse filly has swelling in both her
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horse: 4 month old..very frightened..her teeth and quit eating alfalfa
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I just moved my horse 18 days ago from a small 20 horse stable
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mare: weaned..I feed them sweet grain and hay in the morning and hay
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