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A week and a half ago my horse the earth in my horses field
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How long can you give Procain Penicillin to horses. I have a mare that had a nasty wound (barbed wire) on her foot, but didn't get infected until 8 days later. The swelling doesn't seem to be going an… read more
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I have a 7 yr old qtr horse mare that cut her leg on something. It happened sometime during the day today. The wound is just below the knee of her right front leg. If you were squatted down in front o… read more
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My 16.2 irsh draught mare had proud flesh in her off lower
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My horse, playing with another horse, got some skin abrasions on his hind legs. These caused cellulites. He legs were very swollen from the hocks down on both hind legs. We put him on Uniprim for 10 d… read more
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horse: swollen..eyelid..warm water..put derma-gel on the wound
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Dr. Young
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Doctoral Degree
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Dear sir/madam A friends horse got its hind leg caught in
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, hope this reaches someone. On December 20th, my horse
Hi, hope this reaches someone. On December 20th, my horse stepped through page wire and has a cut at the back of her left front foot. The cut is above the heel and below the fetlock, it was about two … read more
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Our horse has recently been introduced into a new group of
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I have a yearing colt he is swollen up to his flank i have
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My horse was kicked on Monday causing a small cut on the outside
My horse was kicked on Monday causing a small cut on the outside of his near hock, which then became a bit infected. we have polticed and cleaned it out twice daily since and yesterday started him on … read more
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Dr Dale S
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Our very nice 5 yr gelding dressage horse came down with cellulitis
Our very nice 5 yr gelding dressage horse came down with cellulitis in the lower right hind leg 10 days ago in florida. It was treated with oral antibiotics, cold hosing, poltice for 5 days. Blood tes… read more
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I have a 20 year old Quarter Horse gelding, I went to ride
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horse: inch long..flesh..swollen..wound using a betadine solution
My horse got her leg caught in something yesterday. There is a 1 1/2 inch long cut that is about 1/2 inch wide exposing the flesh and her pastern and ankle (I guess) are swollen. I cleaned and dressed… read more
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