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Just discovered a lesion on my 8 yr. old Arab geldings leg.
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Hi my horse i had just got has a cold. i have other horses
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Hi there, I am looking for the most effective fly deterent
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I am a relative novice to horses. I adopted 2 welsh ponies
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My horse had a small hard lump on the lower left rib cage.
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I recently moved my horse from a small barn on Long Island to a 6 acre pasture that he is sharing with 2 other geldings in upstate, NY. He is in excellent health and is enjoying his newfound freedom f… read more
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