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My son was outside and came in to tell me that my 14 yr old
My son was outside and came in to tell me that my 14 yr old gelding just fell over onto his back then got up. He seems fine now, eating, walking OK. I'm worried. Can you help?Additional information on… read more
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My 14 year old half Arab is suddenly lethargic and depressed-he
My 14 year old half Arab is suddenly lethargic and depressed-he usually trots across the pasture to me and has a relatively high energy level. He shows no interest in a supplement I feed him but will … read more
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Dr. Loretta
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Hello I recently rescued two Appaloosa horses mare and a gelding
Hello I recently rescued two Appaloosa horses mare and a gelding when I picked up the gelding I was told he had strangles so I put him into quaranteen and gave him a sulfa anti biotic for 14 days then… read more
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DR. Right front leg of my gelding. Horse is limbing badly
DR. Right front leg of my gelding. Horse is limbing badly (can hardly get him to walk). Noticed yesterday afternoon. He was lying down when i went to pasture. He stood up as i approached.I have him co… read more
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Dr. George White
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I have a 10 yr old quarter horse that is exibiting, for the
I have a 10 yr old quarter horse that is exibiting, for the first time muscle tremmors. He was given a blood test a month ago and it was found that he had low potassium levels ,was given electrolytes … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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gelding: my 11 year..11 year old..new yard so my friend can look..Hes
I have moved my 11 year old gelding over to a new yard so my friend can look after him. Hes been there 3 weeks, and his behaviour has changed radically for the worse, bordering on being dangerous. He … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Hi my name is Jane Anne and im having a problem with my horse
Hi my name isXXXXX and im having a problem with my horse right now. He is doing stuff that he never did before he is 22 years old we have had him for 5 years now. The problem he is doing now is worryi… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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mare: body score of 6 since Ive had her and I joke she gets fat
I have a 15 y.o. QH mare who is very muscular and solid. She is a very easy keeper and has never been under a body score of 6 since I've had her and I joke she gets fat on air. My problem started 6 ye… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
Percheron: pasture 4 days..lame in his left front foot..swelling
My Percheron Paint gelding was put out to pasture 4 days ago and in the afternoon, he was lame in his left front foot. He could place full weight on his foot, but when he walked, he really was lame. T… read more
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Dr Rik Daniels
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gelding: pasture..keep biting and nipping..turnout blanket..deter
Hi! We have three horses that are able to be out in the pasture together, but the two mares keep biting and nipping at the gelding. Do you have any suggestions for us? Would it be helpful to put a tur… read more
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I have an almost 11 year old appendix quarterhorse gelding
I have an almost 11 year old appendix quarterhorse gelding that has gone through a significant behavior change over the past 2 months. He was very docile, puppy-dog like, and easy to work with. He was… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
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field: 12 year old..of grass..used to just eating hay and sweet feed
I have a 12 year old gelding and he started to lose a lot a weight when i put him on a field of grass, and he was used to just eating hay and sweet feed. What is the problem? please help me im stumped… read more
Donna C Smith
Donna C Smith
freelance writer/book author
Associate Degree
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I have a 24 year old gelding who in the winter gets mushy manure.
I have a 24 year old gelding who in the winter gets mushy manure. It is not diarrhea but it is much softer than usual. My vet says it is because of eating less grass and to give him Metamucil. I bough… read more
Carl Meyer, DVM
Carl Meyer, DVM
Doctoral Degree
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horse: pasture situation..grass..his normal grain in the am feed
will horse develope an eating diorder if out in a pasture situation and offered 24 hour hay. The reason I am asking is a customers horse got very upset with her on a trail ride, his is a thoroughbred … read more
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Dan C., DVM
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my aged (34) gelding is going into serious stallion mode near
my aged (34) gelding is going into serious stallion mode near a young (2) mare when she comes into season. He is agitated, smells the air, whinnies constantly, loses appetite and weight, paces endless… read more
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Donna C Smith
freelance writer/book author
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I have an 8 year old gelding. I do not know his history. I
I have an 8 year old gelding. I do not know his history. I have had him 4 months. How do I get him to stop mounting mares that are in season? I've had him tested and his testosterone level is <40. … read more
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Donna C Smith
freelance writer/book author
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We purchased a 12 yr old arabian gelding about 3 months ago.
We purchased a 12 yr old arabian gelding about 3 months ago. He was not the dominate horse in a herd of 2. About a month ago I purchased another gelding. He was the lowest horse in a herd of about 6 o… read more
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gelding: noticed small..Shows no lameness or irritation from them.
Four weeks ago I noticed small round dents in all four hoofs on my gelding, about the size of the end of a cigarette, and some smaller. They seem to come from small blisters from on or above the coron… read more
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