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Thank you, My horse has developed lumps on the neck and
My horse has developed lumps on the neck and chest, even down one front leg. They are large pimple like lumps and are weeping. There is quite a lot of soft fluid swelling which was enhanced from the chest straps of the rug and another "fluidy'' pocket is now located on the curve of the chest, towards the torso. There are no signs of loss of appetite or lethargic/sad disposition.There has been no change in here diet or paddock, same as her next door paddock friends (mine also)-the neighboring horses are showing no signs at this stage of any notable symptoms. This onset has developed in 12 hours. Any idea what may be going on? I'm totally baffled. … read more
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Hello, I have a question about a 10yo Arabian Pinto mare. She
Hello, I have a question about a 10yo Arabian Pinto mare. She just came through a very hard northeast winter in very good condition. She is not blanketed but has an in and out stall on an acre of land… read more
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My 20 year old mare has been limping. At first I thought it
My 20 year old mare has been limping. At first I thought it was due to a shoulder strain from a sudden stop while trailering. Now, her shoulder seems better, but there is tenderness and swelling on to… read more
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My App mare has swelling above both eyes and they feel feverish.
My App mare has swelling above both eyes and they feel feverish. She is also losing weight quickly. Will antibiotic help or what do I need to do?… read more
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Arabian mare 25 years old has sudden onset abdominal swelling
Arabian mare 25 years old has sudden onset abdominal swelling to the right side of the midline from the back of her ribcage to her udder. Tender to the touch. She is eating, drinking and eliminating n… read more
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Hi Yesterday my horse presented with swollen glands / jaw
Hi Yesterday my horse presented with swollen glands / jaw area, very fluidy... His not bothered by it, still eatting etc His teeth were last done approx 1 mth ago with no issues, his was last seen by … read more
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Our two year old racehorse filly (named London Dash, a London
Our two year old racehorse filly (named London Dash, a London News filly out of a National Emblem mare) had a bout of cholic last week Monday. Ever since I've been watching her closely as we have no c… read more
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I purchased a 12 y.o. Lusitano (formerly brood) mare in late
I purchased a 12 y.o. Lusitano (formerly brood) mare in late August and moved her from the breeding barn (northwest suburban Chicago area) to an interim training barn. I had noticed what we all though… read more
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5 yr old mare, apx. 2 weeks prior to giving birth began to
5 yr old mare, apx. 2 weeks prior to giving birth began to loose muscle tone along back and hip bones, I assumed baby was requiring the extra nutrition and the mare would recover. However it has been … read more
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I play A Grade Polocrosse on A 15yr old Thourghbreed mare approx
I play A Grade Polocrosse on A 15yr old Thourghbreed mare approx 15hand high, about 400kg. She came off the truck two weeks ago with a swollen feetlock on har nearside front foo, so I suspect she was … read more
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I have a clydesdale mare, my first, and she is being eaten
I have a clydesdale mare, my first, and she is being eaten in her feathers, she is getting large scabs and pulling out her hair. I bathed, deloused, rebathed with iodine shampoo, fly sprayed and she i… read more
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mare: interstate and when she arrived here was in poor condition
I have a 5 year old thoroughbred mare. I bought her from interstate and when she arrived here was in poor condition. She had recently raced. She had inflamed fetlocks which we thought was normal from … read more
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mare: My 8 year..shows worms in her poo..ivermectin 1 week ago..skinny
My 8 year old mare shows worms in her poo. I wormed her with Ivermectin 1 week ago. still shows small, kind of skinny worms. She spends nights in a big stall. I am feeding her up high and I clean her … read more
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mares: swelling..soft and appears to be running in a line..girth line
Just found an area of swelling on the right side of my mares abdomen. It is soft and appears to be running in a line from girth line to midabdomen. It does not appear tender to the touch. Almost feels… read more
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We have a 6 year old mare who became very ill. Here is the
We have a 6 year old mare who became very ill. Here is the chain of events Saturday March 21 horse ran off with daughter and headed for a barbed wire fence instead of letting the horse run into the fe… read more
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i found my horse was limping this morning. Her back left foot.
i found my horse was limping this morning. Her back left foot. I cant see any cuts but its definately swollen. Is there anything I should do until my vet can come out on monday?… read more
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Mare: jumping..11 years old..she jumped herself in pasture or turnout
My Mare has a swelling from about 6inches in front of her right breast back to the right breast and the breast is very swollen I was wondering if jumping over fairly low jumps could have caused a prob… read more
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mare: wet..healthy..wormed..Rapidly lost weight off top line beginning
Have an 8 year old wet brood mare that foaled on May 5th 2008. Before foaling was fat and healthy...has had all vaccines including West Nile and wormed before foaling with ivemectrine. Rapidly lost we… read more
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