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My 11 yr old MFT gelding has a swollen sheath. About 3 wks
My 11 yr old MFT gelding has a swollen sheath. About 3 wks ago it swelled up quite large following a rabies shot the day before. It then subsided some after a few days and since then it has localized … read more
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Hi I have had a foal who is 6months old which had a lump under
Hi I have had a foal who is 6months old which had a lump under his jaw that swelled over two weeks .i checked his temp which was near normal , he had no signs of being sick or any discharge from his n… read more
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Further to the previous question, I still cannot believe that
Further to the previous question, I still cannot believe that an osteochondroma can cause virtual immobility in my horse overnight, the osteochondroma you suggested has been confirmed by my French vet… read more
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My 3 year old Clyde/Saddlebred cross has had a swollen sheath,
My 3 year old Clyde/Saddlebred cross has had a swollen sheath, left side only, for about 2 months duration. I waited about a month as swelling from this area takes a while to go down and I figured he … read more
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I have a 14 yr. old Belgian/Thoroughbred chestnut gelding that
I have a 14 yr. old Belgian/Thoroughbred chestnut gelding that has always produced excessive amounts of smegma! As a yearling I had to clean his sheath monthly because of unsightly and smelly smears o… read more
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i am considering buying a 3 yr old warmblood. The lady that
i am considering buying a 3 yr old warmblood. The lady that owns it bought it from the sales 3 months ago. it was fine when she bought it, just a bit thin, but it had apparently been kept in prior to … read more
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I have just had my horse vetted and the insurance vet has siad
I have just had my horse vetted and the insurance vet has siad te following: "In the right hock, there is a radiodense area probably a bone fragment, plantar to the talus, overlying the sustentaculum … read more
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My six year old horse began having chronic recurring sheath
My six year old horse began having chronic recurring sheath infections about a year ago, about 10 days after his sheath was cleaned by a lady who did all the geldings in the barn. He has had two UAs, … read more
Dr. O\u0027Bryan
Dr. O\u0027Bryan
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Doctoral Degree
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percheron: developed a bad case of pegion fever..pasture..grass
Ok, I'll start over again. One of our percheron/paint horses developed a bad case of pegion fever. After 6 yrs of a bad drought, the whole pasture dry up [ the grass was burnt, grasshoppers were takin… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Hi My 20 year old grey gelding probably has metastic cancer
Hi My 20 year old grey gelding probably has metastic cancer of the lymph nodes in his sheath. We will know for sure on Tuesday. The vet said it was the size of his fist. I dont know what kind of outco… read more
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Dr. Scott
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I noticed a hard lump in my horses sheath its not warm and
I noticed a hard lump in my horses sheath its not warm and quite hard , i am really worried althouth his passing of urine and faeces is fine and he is eating okay.… read more
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Hi, No fever or depression and definately not off feed.
Hi, No fever or depression and definately not off feed. Maybe a little more agitated. Originally at end of March he was being ridden at a show on hard ground it took about 9 hours to get home and he c… read more
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Dr. B.
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Hi I have a 20 month old gelding who has a mystrey skin condition.I
Hi I have a 20 month old gelding who has a mystrey skin condition.I have had skin biopsy done on him and the results are he has an allergic reaction to ??? Unfortunely that does not give me a reasonab… read more
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Hello, last week we discovered one of our horses had a swollen
Hello, last week we discovered one of our horses had a swollen sheath on one side. It is very firm and hard but not hot. Also, a hard round lump on one side, about 4" in diam. We had our Vet come out … read more
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Hi, I have a kwpn dutch gelding,age 11 that I imported from
Hi, I have a kwpn dutch gelding,age 11 that I imported from Holland 21/2 yrs ago. At time of purchase and for 9 months his sheath was normal. Since then he developed a swollen sheath. Called the vet a… read more
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I have a couple of horses in a herd of 45. For the
I have a couple of horses within a herd of 45. For the last month or so they started coughing and now two have a lump on their throat to the side and their coughing seems like they have something caug… read more
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i sold a horse 4 weeks ago with , he passed a 5 stage vetting,
i sold a horse 4 weeks ago with , he passed a 5 stage vetting, the purchaser called me after 3 weeks and claims the horse is lame.i am a trader and the horse does have a 30 day exchange warranty, but … read more
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My four year old Friesian Gelding has a swollen sheath on one
My four year old Friesian Gelding has a swollen sheath on one side. The vet has cleaned the sheath. There is no foreign object apparent. It has been over two weeks in this condition. It does not decre… read more
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