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My horse has heat in the front leg from the knee (inclusive) right down including the foot. Over the past week the heat has varied, sometimes only around the pastern and foot, then next day the heat c… read more
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I have a horse with an injury to his front left foot/leg. I
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12 year old TH with leg injury. Does not want to put weight
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horse: has been lame..there is no visible signs of swelling or cuts
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I have a 10 month old qh filly that was in a large dirt turnout
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