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He has vertical lines in his hooves looks almost like hair.
He has vertical lines in his hooves looks almost like hair. He has soft feet but have been keeping him unshod and on biotene,Any ideas? … read more
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I have a 12 yr old gelding that has gotten laminitis from
I have a 12 yr old gelding that has gotten laminitis from feed. He has lost way too much weight from not wanting to stand. He has started standing and walking although he is in severe pain. Giving him… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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I have a 21 year old quarter horse with laminitis. I have
I have a 21 year old quarter horse with laminitis. I have soaked the hooves, brushed with ointment, cleaned the hooves. He gets better and then worse. Now it is also in his hind hooves. He is in a lar… read more
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I have a 22 year old gelding that mid section of the top of
I have a 22 year old gelding that mid section of the top of his neck is very thick and leans to the right a bit. Theytold me that he was cut at 11 months old. Their was a vet said he was at one point … read more
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My friend moved her horse from a grass field to a lot on the
My friend moved her horse from a grass field to a lot on the edge of town. Is feeding grass hay and a lil alfalfa and a protein tub. Both horses are stoved up ?? What could be causing this?… read more
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Dr. Gabby
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Doctoral Degree
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Our horses (2) just ate 100 lbs of chicken scratch grains,
Our horses (2) just ate 100 lbs of chicken scratch grains, now what? one friend says keep them from any food and water, another says only water. One horse ate most of the grain, the other one is a 20 … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My gelding had laminitis with pedal bone rotation in both front
My gelding had laminitis with pedal bone rotation in both front feet & very slight sinking in the right one. He has heart bar shoes on. After second xrays,there is no improvement in the rotation.( My … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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I gave a minature donkey to a friend as a weanling. She is
I gave a minature donkey to a friend as a weanling. She is about 3 years old now and has developed rough horizontal areas on the front part of her hooves. The right front is the worse and she is devel… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have a horse that a week and half go presented with greasy
I have a horse that a week and half go presented with greasy heel and within 48 hours had scratches up to mid cannon. He began lameness in both front legs during the scratches, and 3-4 days ago almost… read more
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
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My friend just purchased a horse who has cracks in one of his
My friend just purchased a horse who has cracks in one of his hooves. He is not shod and appears to have had a hoof trim without being filed causing a piece of hoof to split off and there is a crack v… read more
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Dr. George White
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Doctoral Degree
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Im looking to buy a horse, and have seen one that is great
I'm looking to buy a horse, and have seen one that is great in all ways. However, he has severely cracked hooves, which I'm concerned about. Should I be and would you recommend buying a horse with dam… read more
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fionasteel
veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
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horse: hi my husbands mum hs a donkey hes 25 years old my farrier came
hi my husbands mum hs a donkey hes 25 years old my farrier came to trim and shoe my horse and i had some concerns about harry the donkeys feet the farrier said he had seedy toe he did his best with ha… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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gelding: yr old..selling him he had a vet check done & xrays..bones
Hi I have a 7 yr old warmblood gelding who has only ever done light work, he has never been lame,has never founded but as i am selling him he had a vet check done & xrays on his front hooves. The vet … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
horse: 10 years old..his hooves and not able to walk out his stable
Hi. Please can you help. My horse is an Arab Gelding 10 years old. Recently he suffered lamanitis very badly to the point he was standing on his hooves and not able to walk out his stable. he has had … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
Thoroughbred: fever over 104F and developed laminitis..xrayed twice.
I have a 4 yr. old Thoroughbred Gelding, retired race horse that caught a virus in October and had a fever over 104'F and developed laminitis. He has been xrayed twice. The first xray being 2 weeks af… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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gelding: no fever - no increased resp or pulse..stiff..bone..My vet
My 19 year old - excellent health Amer. Saddlebred gelding has been diagnosised with laminitis after first showing signs of lameness in right front - which never had heat - no fever - no increased res… read more
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Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
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foal: back legs..vet tomorrow..his hooves trimmed shorter than usual
Right now Chance is walking like a newborn foal trying to get his legs under him - the majority of the pain and shakiness is in his front legs - particularly the right front leg. But his back legs are… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
1,326 satisfied customers
Our Farrier was out on Friday. On our 13-year old QH mare,
Our Farrier was out on Friday. On our 13-year old QH mare, he indicated that on one of her front hooves he saw signs that she had the the beginning signs the she might get laminitis. He just told us t… read more
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Dr. Jean
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