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My 15 year old mare has had a soft swelling around her right
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Hi wonder if you can help me. My horse is 19 years old a
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Helllo, I have a mare with a cut on her behind her front ankle;
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quarter horse: right hind leg..pasture..lame..hock and some swelling
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Hello, my horse suffered a slight diagonal cut across her right
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I have a 12 year old mare that has gone lame in her front left
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Mare: 14 year old..on pasture..fall she began limping on her rear leg
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My 6 year old gelding recently cut his back hoof from the ball
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