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My 21 year old warmblood horse has a loose stifle and the
Good Morning, My 21 year old warmblood horse has a loose stifle and the barn manager wants to start feeding him alfalfa. Is alfalfa ok for a loose stifle issue? … read more
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He will not put his right hind foot flat. He steps forward by just putting his toe down. This is sudden. Day before yesterday he was fine. Yesterday, brought him in from pasture in this condition. Far… read more
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i have a 15yr old trekaner/clyde mix . ferrrier today noticed
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I am looking at buying a new roping horse and they just told
I am looking at buying a new roping horse and they just told me that he gets stiff in his stifle sometimes but does not bother him. they said it happens about every 6 months he is 9 years old and they… read more
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I have a 3 year old Warmblood whom was gelded on June 14th which is healing nicely, but that is not my major concern for him. In 26 years I have owned 10+ horses, and I have tied each of them with a 1… read more
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I purchased a coming six yr old appendix QH who was ridden
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Had my 18 month old mare tied to the fence. I had too much slack in the rope and she got it wrapped around the left rear. At the worse point she had her nose to belly and left rear leg up to belly. Ye… read more
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Dr. B.
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I have a 16h thoroughbred, 22 years old. Has chronic lameness
I have a 16h thoroughbred, 22 years old. Has chronic lameness in front due to poor feet. He was just getting some soundness back on his front feet when this issue popped up. He is presenting extreme l… read more
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My 20 year old horse is circling to the left. He keeps his
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hi got a thoroughbred gelding who has been in work for about
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horse: because he suddenly lost the use of his rear legs
i lost a horse because he suddenly lost the use of his rear legs then was down and gone what could have caused the lose the rear legs… read more
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belgian warmblood: epm medicine, have the vet do extensive testing.
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horses: 10 year old..oddly, out in pasture..walking..back hind legs
Hello, I live in northcentral PA and own a number of range horses. 30 minutes ago I looked out and noticed my only show horse, a 10 year old gelding behaving oddly, out in pasture. He was walking very… read more
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my horse is currently lame on his rear near side. When trotting
my horse is currently lame on his rear near side. When trotting is dragging the foot quite badly. When watching him trot he appears to be crossing that foot over the other. When standing, his fetlock … read more
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my 9yr. old roping horse is limping on his left hind leg for
my 9yr. old roping horse is limping on his left hind leg for about a week.I last roped on him on4/12. He was fine when I finished. He stay"s in a 15 ac. Pasture with 6 other horses. I have had him che… read more
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We have a 10 year old gelding who is short stepping on his
We have a 10 year old gelding who is short stepping on his right hindend. We layed him off for 6 months and he seemed to be getting better. The local Vets couldn't find anything wrong with him and I w… read more
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