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She kicks both of her rear legs ( one at a time ) while
Hi. She kicks both of her rear legs ( one at a time ) while standing . She pins her ears and gives the other horse the stink eye . She doesn't do it while riding , has been doing it since I got her 3 … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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My 10 yr. old AQHA gelding had colic surgery at the University
My 10 yr. old AQHA gelding had colic surgery at the University of Minnesota at the end of July. This was for a Right Dorsal Displacement of the large colon. He stayed in ICU for 5 days and has been ho… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,572 satisfied customers
i have a 30 yr old appy gelding - i live in SE Wyoming - the
i have a 30 yr old appy gelding - i live in SE Wyoming - the winters are relatively mild compared to the rest of Wyoming - i have a medium weight turn out blanet for him that i have had on 10 days now… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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gelding: my 9 year..in an indoor ring on soft footing..seemed fine
Hello-- On Friday, I was riding my 9 year old Appaloosa gelding in an indoor ring on soft footing. He seemed fine working counterclockwise at 3 gaits. I reversed and he was definitely off feeling. Whe… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,572 satisfied customers
gelding: 15 yr old..that had severe laminitis last Spring..euthanize
I am the care giver of a 15 yr old Arabian gelding that had severe laminitis last Spring. At one point the owner had decided to euthanize, but he seemed so determined to live that I continued to care … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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gelding: Two months ago, he suddenly started bucking when asked
I have a 17 year old QH appendix gelding, purchased from a trader 2.5 years ago, with history as "retired ranch horse". We "got lucky", he is a great horse, steady, dependable. Two months ago, he sudd… read more
Keith Taraba, DVM
Keith Taraba, DVM
Owner
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415 satisfied customers
Good Afternoon, I have a twelve year old Morgan Gelding who
Good Afternoon, I have a twelve year old Morgan Gelding who has developed an issue with his shoulder I believe. He is ridden lightly on the trails and occasionally in an arena. What happens is every o… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,572 satisfied customers
We shipped to South Carolina - air ride, box stall, 24 hour
We shipped to South Carolina - air ride, box stall, 24 hour trip - with gastroguard and the sedative you recommended - and he arrived great, but has gone down hill since. He started out with right sid… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
289 satisfied customers
I am considering obtaining an eleven year old arabian gelding.
I am considering obtaining an eleven year old arabian gelding. The woman that bought him was told that he had past rear suspensory injuries, but with shoes on his rear feet, he does fine. She is givin… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
I have a young coloured mare. (pink nose!) I bought her in
I have a young coloured mare. (pink nose!) I bought her in February and she has been riding out really well but in the last month or so I have found she has started constantly blowing out through her … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
horse: lame..cinch sore(no sores or hair missing..sweet..his belly
Yes i have a four year old gelding been riding consistantly but not hard and he is in good shape and shouldn't be tender enough in the girth area to be as sore as he has started showing me.I noticed w… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
I adopted an Arabian gelding almost two years ago from a close
I adopted an Arabian gelding almost two years ago from a close friend. We have competed in a competitive trail ride and a limited distance endurance ride. My plan for this horse it complete a 100 mile… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
Equine Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
536 satisfied customers
My approx 15 year old thoroughbred gelding has had chronic
My approx 15 year old thoroughbred gelding has had chronic diarrhea off and on for 10 years. Before I got him as a pasture mate, he had two fistula withers surgeries after an injury when bought off tr… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,572 satisfied customers
I have an 8 yr old gelding who apparently tyed up 2 weeks ago.
I have an 8 yr old gelding who apparently tyed up 2 weeks ago. At first he couldn't walk at all but now he's able to walk somewhat normal. He still seems weak in the hind end. He was swollen from his … read more
Dr. Keri
Dr. Keri
Veterinarian
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
341 satisfied customers
my daughter shetland pony, a 10yr old gelding has had laminitus
my daughter shetland pony, a 10yr old gelding has had laminitus for the first time this year,he has been ok for the past 6 weeks,no lameness,today she went to ride him he didnt want to move then he st… read more
Dr. Darren
Dr. Darren
Doctoral Degree
351 satisfied customers
horse: regular teeth and back checks is fed little hard feed..we trot
hi, we are having problems with our horse, who has started to rear and leap about when asked to go forward, he is also starting to climb up hedges along the road and is becoming dangerous, we have had… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
gelding: rode with a crop every time) and focus on just going forward
I just bought a 6 yo gelding 3 weeks ago and he has started challenging me when I ask him to go forward- mostly with low rearing and/or some bucking. My instructor is working with me and suggested we … read more
Donna Campbell Smith
Donna Campbell Smith
freelance writer/book author
Associate Degree
176 satisfied customers
I have a horse that reares up for no reason even with a tie
I have a horse that reares up for no reason even with a tie down what could be causing this? I've already had her teeth checked. She will be riding along fine then stop and rear straight up for no apa… read more
Donna Campbell Smith
Donna Campbell Smith
freelance writer/book author
Associate Degree
176 satisfied customers
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