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My 28 year old gelding is getting very thin soles. He is on
My 28 year old gelding is getting very thin soles. He is on equine senior and farriers formula and looks good for his age. Not sure what to do about his feet. My farrier wants to put clogs or casts in… read more
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Dr Linda
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My horse has challenging hooves... thin walls & soles, low
My horse has challenging hooves... thin walls & soles, low heels. The farrier has him in full pads with good results... can the horse wear full pads consistently without and consequences over time? Al… read more
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DrMelJ
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Hi, we have a 12 year old Morab mare that has had white line
Hi, we have a 12 year old Morab mare that has had white line disease since we got her. We have trimmed her feet (ourselves) severely, and she has improved over the last year, but still has it. She has… read more
Dr. Taus
Dr. Taus
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My 22 yr old Peruvian Paso is arthritic in his left front
My 22 yr old Peruvian Paso is arthritic in his left front knee, ankle and shoulder. A farrier trimmed him up short early last summer. Stood him straight up much to my vocalized ire and that only made … read more
Dr. Taus
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Quarter pony: week ago I had my 7 year..farrier..difficulty walking
A week ago I had my 7 year old Quarter pony feet trimmed, she does not wear shoes. I have a feet trimmed every six weeks and have never had a problem before and have always used the same Farrier. The … read more
Dr. Young
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Doctoral Degree
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colt: farrier and I have his feet looking better, thrush is gone
I bought a 2 year old AQHA colt this past fall and his feet looked as if they had never been trimmed and he had thrush so badly that he was lame. The farrier and I have his feet looking better, thrush… read more
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my horse has gone lame in the back right foot its chalky and
my horse has gone lame in the back right foot its chalky and spongy,he has been on alfalfa,also had a very wet year ,pasture is soft… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
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my horse is a native breed to the uk, a new forest cross. he
my horse is a native breed to the uk, a new forest cross. he has very boxy feet and his frogs do not touch the ground . the frog in one foot is soft and crumbly i have treated it for thrush, is there … read more
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Dr. Darren
Doctoral Degree
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Just returned from out of town (3 weeks).Had caretaker for
Just returned from out of town (3 weeks).Had caretaker for my horse. Horse was lame on right front & reactive to hoof pick on outer sole of hoof near frog. Rainy season started when I was away and eve… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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gelding: My 5 year..recently became lame..My vet took x-rays
My 5 year old gelding recently became lame. My vet took x-rays, which showed some fuzziness, & said it's the beginning of founder, although there is no separation yet. He had me put pads & shoes on th… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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horse: would loose the shoes and pad. he had 2 pads on flat foot 1
my daughters horse has hi lo hoofs on the front he has a contracted heel and goes frequently lame on this foot. not lame on flat foot at the moment he has lots of boughts of thrush in the contracted f… read more
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Keith Taraba, DVM
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hi, ive had my horse 2wks now. She had bad thrush in both her
hi, ive had my horse 2wks now. She had bad thrush in both her front feet which i have been treating with purple spray and making sure feet are clean and dry. The horrible smell has gone so am assuming… read more
Dr. Will
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My 15 year old gelding has cushings and is being treated with
My 15 year old gelding has cushings and is being treated with vitex and was doing very well until he developed thrush in one front foot. I poked a hole in his hoof when I was cleaned his foot and the … read more
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Dr. Ellen
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband has a 16.2h Appendix QH who suffers from off and
My husband has a 16.2h Appendix QH who suffers from off and on (although it's more on than off) lameness. Our vet has diagnosed him with thin soles and recommended Soft Ride boots. We have changed to … read more
Dr. CMc
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We havent had shoes on our gelding for years and he hasnt
We haven't had shoes on our gelding for years and he hasn't been trimmed in a while. It seems as if his frog has no growth. Today when I went to clean one of the hooves out I noticed some white tissue… read more
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LennyDVM
Doctoral Degree
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My horse is not lame but in recent week I have noted large
My horse is not lame but in recent week I have noted large dri pcs coming of the botom of his foot around and forward of frog. When cleaning his feet I do not get to the normal flat smooth surface. Pc… read more
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Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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My horses front feet frog started bleeding when I clean his
My horses front feet frog started bleeding when I clean his hoof. Do I have a thruss problem or absesses on both feet?… read more
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My horse and I have been battling a split on the back of the
My horse and I have been battling a split on the back of the front and hind right hoove. It starts in the frog and follows in a split up the back of the foot. What is this?… read more
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