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My horse has developed small lumps across his nose and face
My horse has developed small lumps across his nose and face which seems to spreading. He also has two large lumps which could be bites one on his neck and one on his back. He does not seem to have alt… read more
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Dr. Berry
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DVM
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A couple of years ago I moved to a semi-tropical area and discovered
A couple of years ago I moved to a semi-tropical area and discovered Queensland itch for the first time - I think it's called something else overseas, but is essentially an allergy to midgie bites tha… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
horse: scarring includes 2 lumps under her jaw and bulging veins
I just purchased a horse we were told had "scarring" from a snakebite. This "scarring" includes 2 lumps under her jaw and bulging veins on one side of her face. Would a snakebite leave these kinds of … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
horse: four inches in diameter each has a small pustule in the middle
My horse has three raised welts about four inches in diameter each has a small pustule in the middle and two are conected by a raised curved line about a half inch across. The welts are hot and sore. … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
Hi I was wondering if someone could advise me, My 17 year old
Hi I was wondering if someone could advise me, My 17 year old Dales mare is quite poorly. She has been very lethargic and has no stamina. I went through all the usual checks eg teeth,back,saddle, etc … read more
Dr. JB
Dr. JB
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
265 satisfied customers
horse: swelling..open and irritated as she eats hay..how to treat it
My horse had an open sore right below her nostril. The swelling has gone down, but it is open and irritated as she eats hay that pokes it. Any ideas on what it is or how to treat it? Thank you… read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
My horse started coughing about a week ago and I thought it
My horse started coughing about a week ago and I thought it might be from the alfalfa because he is a little sensitive to it but I do mix it with grass giving him mostly grass. I primarily feed him a … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
Yesterday I woke up to find my 6yr old QH had severely swollen
Yesterday I woke up to find my 6yr old QH had severely swollen muzzle and was trembling. The horse lives at 8000 feet and perhaps the trembling was due to fear/cold, however after trailering 1 hr and … read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
gelding: his mane is falling out, he seems healthy but is a little
My gelding has bumps under his skin and his mane is falling out, he seems healthy but is a little up tight at times.… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
Equine Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
536 satisfied customers
I have a 17 year old QH mare. 3 weeks ago I found her in the
I have a 17 year old QH mare. 3 weeks ago I found her in the pasture in a disoriented state. her head was down - nose just off the ground. she had a huge amount of swelling and stiffness in her neck a… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
mare: flies..area, dock of tail, long mane..ive asked many vets, etc.
For the last several summers, my mare is severly botered by flies? under area, dock of tail, long mane. I've asked many vets, etc. I've been told summers itch, scatches and I don't know. I've tried ma… read more
Dr. CMc
Dr. CMc
Owner
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine DVM
241 satisfied customers
Hi-- I have a 12 yr old tb named Rex whom I bought in july...dex
Hi-- I have a 12 yr old TB named Rex whom I bought in July. Since I bought him, he has been battling hives. We had to resort to Dex. Most of the hives are gone now except he breaks out on the left sid… read more
Donna C Smith
Donna C Smith
freelance writer/book author
Associate Degree
54 satisfied customers
is strangles contagous and spread by humans, eg if i was 2
is strangles contagous and spread by humans, eg: if i was 2 ride in a car that has had tack from an infected horse in it could i contaminate my horse, or if i was 2 come into contact with another huma… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
1,329 satisfied customers
My horse is continually kicking at his belly although he has
My horse is continually kicking at his belly although he has no other signs of colic. He is eating well and having healthy bowel movements. He is 28. Last week he was doing the same thing, but had wel… read more
Donna C Smith
Donna C Smith
freelance writer/book author
Associate Degree
54 satisfied customers
horse: spots..wasp nest but cant find one..herself..reaction
my horse has recently moved paddock and after only 1 day came in with blister like spots all over her face and shoulder, blisters have burst and produced yellow secretion. they are drying up now after… read more
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Equine Vet
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Doctoral Degree
204 satisfied customers
My horses are coming in from our fields with bumps all over ...
My horses are coming in from our fields with bumps all over their legs. This has happened several times. The bumps turn to scabs and flake off but they come in with the bumps again in a matter of days… read more
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Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,188 satisfied customers
My horse has just started having a runny nose. It is not a ...
My horse has just started having a runny nose. It is not a little bit runny it is very runny. How should this be treated and is there a treatment that can be done here at home by myself. As I am curre… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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1,329 satisfied customers
have two hourses that have been in the field eating. We ...
have two hourses that have been in the field eating. We notices that there hocks where puffy they would walk slow and little spots like bug bites.but know it looks like the upper part of the hoof at t… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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