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We are dealing with a rescue horse in Yelapa Mexico. We
Customer: ***** *****....and we are dealing with a rescue horse in Yelapa Mexico. We believe the issue is sand colic and no solid bowel movement in 10 days. Diarheaa and gas. Want to use epsom salt an… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 13 year old cob who has never been Ill. At evening
I have a 13 year old cob who has never been Ill. At evening stables to day, he showed no signs of colic. I poo picked his paddock - 4 poos as normal. He did a wee while I was poo picking. I brought hi… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Dear Vet,I live in the Hawkesbury District in New South
Dear Vet, I live in the Hawkesbury District in New South Wales, Australia. I live on 5 acres and the soil is sandy on my property. However, the sand is very fine and is very difficult to detect in a f… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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horses: on a monthly program with psyllium pellets
I have had my horses 15 years and have never given them psyllium. Now we have moved to the sandy desert floor and intake of sand is unavoidable. I wish to start my horses on a monthly program with psy… read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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how much of Diatomaceous Earth can I use for deworming.
how much of Diatomaceous Earth can I use for deworming. Small Mustag 20 year old. His poop is very liquid, diarreha like. I would like to feed him Alfafa pellets to suck up the juice instead of feedin… read more
fionasteel
fionasteel
veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
703 satisfied customers
10yr old..supplement..best w/ him (picky/wont eat granule/powders
Dr.M--I am returning your answer concerning my 10yr old TB w/ history of gastric ulcers,etc. A pelleted form of supplement works best w/ him (picky/won't eat granule/powders. He is currently on daily … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My 11 y o quarterhorse had a sand impaction when he was 7 for
My 11 y o quarterhorse had a sand impaction when he was 7 for which he had surgery. It was a relatively small amount of sand but was packed tightly in his duodenum. I was told thereafter to keep him o… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
horses: mix..past 8 months, two have very soft poops and one..fecal
My six horses are all turned out in an acre-sized pen in AZ, meaning they stand and move on a mix of dirt and decomposed granite. After being here and eating their hay somewhat off the ground (of cour… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
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horses: amount necessary to be fed to be effective
SAND COLIC / ARIZONA STUDY 3 or so years ago I read a short article in a local horsepaper about an Ariz vet college study based on radiographs that concluded that sand is cleansed from horses with use… read more
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
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Doctoral Degree
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colt: month old..We wormed him with the new wormer, no change
This is a follow up to my question about the 6 month old colt with Diarrhea. We wormed him with the new wormer, no change, we decided he is sanded and have started him on a regimen of Psyllium, his di… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
Hi! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am in Australia. I have a quarter
Hi! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am in Australia. I have a quarter horse that is cramping in the stomach. Thought was spasmotic colic, but has been going on for three days now. Is reluctant to walk, and l… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
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grazing..ingredients, and bought pure psyllium husk powder
My HYPP retiree is grazing on very sandy soil. I was leery of products with molasses among the ingredients, and bought pure psyllium husk powder for him rather than the commercial pelletized sand-purg… read more
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Dr. Mike
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Doctoral Degree
536 satisfied customers
Hi I have a horse that I cant get tubed and am worried that
Hi I have a horse that I can't get tubed and am worried that he is getting full of sand he is scouring all the time now.Have been feeding him psyllium husk and that seems to settle the scouring but no… read more
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Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
my horse was diagnosed with sand colic- the vet suggested
my horse was diagnosed with sand colic- the vet suggested phenylbutazone orally and parrifin oil drenching as treatment. Isnt phenylbutazone risky in an animal that already has a form of gastric irrit… read more
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My friends 8yr. old Belgian cross gelding suffers from fecal
My friends 8yr. old Belgian cross gelding suffers from fecal impactions. Her vet has her evacuating him when he is in distress. After the removal of hard formed manure he is thoroughly relieved. This … read more
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Dr. Loretta
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My old race horse (24) has hardly any protein in his blood,
My old race horse (24) has hardly any protein in his blood, all other things are clear and now he has fluid under his chin, chest and 1 front leg. My vet said there's not long to go but is there anyth… read more
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Hi, I have a 12.2hh pony who has suffered from mild intermittent
Hi, I have a 12.2hh pony who has suffered from mild intermittent colic. We have treated her with painkillers, tubing with oil and very regular worming to no avail. We commenced her on a product called… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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gelding: 15 year old..had diarrhea..eats..oat and alfalfa hay..grain
i have a 15 year old gelding who has had diarrhea for about 2 weeks. he eats a mixture of oat and alfalfa hay with no supplements or grain, out of a feeder. he lives in a dry dirt corral. he was worme… read more
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