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Need advice about swelling on outside of horses rear left
Need advice about swelling on outside of horses rear left leg. Horse is not lame on launch line at walk trot or Cantor. Had slight swelling in lower fat walk area two weeks ago while at a show, but pe… read more
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My horse has a hock that is very slightly swollen with heat.
My horse has a hock that is very slightly swollen with heat. I Did not notice it untill recently, but I had been riding her lightly before then, and there are no signs what-so-ever that she is lame or… read more
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I hae a 7 yr old off-track Thoroughbred who was and is only
I have a 7 yr old off-track Thoroughbred who was and is only being trained in dressage (no jumping other than initial low level training). A couple of months back he was showing signs of very mild lam… read more
Dr. M.
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My horse (11 year old danish warmblood, in excellent condition
My horse (11 year old danish warmblood, in excellent condition and no conformation faults) strained a tender in his foreleg (probably in pasture) three weeks ago. Presented with lamness at the walk, m… read more
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Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX i have a 4 y/o qh mare that i bought
Hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX i have a 4 y/o qh mare that i bought 6months ago. She has never wanted you to extend her back feet out when you pick them up. her muscles beign to tighten and she pulls her l… read more
Dr. Jill
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My horse is a thoroughbred she has damaged her deep digital
My horse is a thoroughbred she has damaged her deep digital flexor tendon and suspensory ligament. She tends to gallop when turned out but is difficult to handle on box rest. As a result of this she r… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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field: there is no heat or swelling..flat but not on the soft
Hi there, my horse has been lame for about 3 weeks not really lame just sore which seem to be coming from his shoulder there is no heat or swelling in the legs and feet, i think he did it in the field… read more
brookevet
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Thoroughbred: Tonight her back was sensitive..treat.....She
My Hanoverian/Thoroughbred mare ( second level dressage ) has started showing signs of an extremely sore back : the first instance was when hand grazing and she lifted her head and suddenly almost col… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
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Doctoral Degree
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horse: dragging his front leg rather than looking lame..walking
My horse has just been kicked somewhere on the leg but can't actually see where and no he is dragging his front leg rather than looking lame. He is out in the field and walking around and I have just … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
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field: he went lame..rested for 2weeks ans was brough jumping. 2 weeks
Hello, I have a '14.2hh coloured cob, he went lame about 6weeks ago I called a vet and we assumed he got a kick from another horse he was rested for 2weeks ans was brough jumping. 2 weeks ago I Noiced… read more
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hello, recently i have been lunging my horse and she seems
hello, recently i have been lunging my horse and she seems lame on 1 of her front legs. it is only on the lung you can see this and when i hack out all she wants to do is gallop ect. also when i ride … read more
Doc Evan
Doc Evan
Professor
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Hi there I have a 17yo thoroughbred gelding who is slightly
Hi there I have a 17yo thoroughbred gelding who is slightly lame in one of his front forelegs we think..The reson we think its this leg is that when we trot him up he trots short and his stide isnt fu… read more
FamilyPetDoctor
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Doctoral Degree
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horse: lameness, i went on a 11 mile pleasure ride on sunday
Hello, just wanted to know the best way to manage my horses lameness, i went on a 11 mile pleasure ride on Sunday with my horse. he managed it fine. he did do some fast work. He arrived at the finish … read more
Doc Evan
Doc Evan
Professor
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1,055 satisfied customers
hi my 8 yr old thoroughbred has arthritis in his hocks but
hi my 8 yr old thoroughbred has arthritis in his hocks but has slight swellling on front right knee and is lame on this leg. farrier says he is compensating with front legs yet he has been sound until… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Thoroughbred: 15 yr old..showing signs of extreme stiffness..lameness
15 yr old Thoroughbred showing signs of extreme stiffness and lameness but can't pinpoint source of trouble. If he stops moving, he has difficulty starting again. When moving, his gaits are slightly i… read more
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HarvDVM
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I have a 3 year old thoroughbred and he went to the track and
I have a 3 year old thoroughbred and he went to the track and gallop normal in the morning. He came back and walked with no problem then he was put in his stable about 30 minutes later the groom notic… read more
Carl Meyer, DVM
Carl Meyer, DVM
Doctoral Degree
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My horse 16hh wb/tb went lame at dressage in the warm up arena.
My horse 16hh wb/tb went lame at dressage in the warm up arena. There was only a small amount of heat, no swelling that we could feel or see. At home I turned him out in his tendon boots.When i brough… read more
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Im conditioning my 12 yr old t-bred for endurance. After
I'm conditioning my 12 yr old t-bred for endurance. After a fairly fast 30 mile CMO ride last Saturday, he's had an issue with his right hind. 2 days after the ride he stiffened up very severely. Walk… read more
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