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My horse had colic surgery last June. She also had a MERSA
My horse had colic surgery last June. She also had a MERSA infection in her incision. I did not ride her again until late Oct. I just showed her in Dec. 26 th and again this past week end. I have noti… read more
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DrMelJ
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Doctoral Degree
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6 yr gelding QH frequently stretches out as if to urinate while being ridden. Has recently become cinchy. Since Dec. has been examined and treated with antibiotics, was treated with omeprazole and Suc… read more
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DrMelJ
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Yes-I have a 12 year old high caliber heel horse. I bought
Yes- I have a 12 year old high caliber heel horse. I bought him from a guy in Iowa and I live in West Texas. The horse was doing really well when I first got him. Recently, he has been starting to buc… read more
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Doctor.A
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Hi! My horse has been at the show past weekend (we returned
Hi! My horse has been at the show past weekend (we returned on Sunday), he got injured and vet gave him phenylbutazone for 3 days (one shot a day, 20cc I think). On Tuesday he started to refuse grains… read more
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Hello,Im having problems with my horse, Peter. He just
Hello, I'm having problems with my horse, Peter. He just isn't himself anymore. He randomly decides he doesn't want to eat and acts colicky. Some days he eats just fine. He probably refuses a meal 4-5… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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My horse suddenly became un-ride-able. Has had 3 chiropractic
My horse suddenly became un-ride-able. Has had 3 chiropractic ajustments in the last 45 days, the pelvis was"out", along w/shoulders, ribs, mucsle spasums in lower back,etc. Also given Vanul- "herbs" … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
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ok i have a 20+ yr old horse, great for roping, barrell racing
ok i have a 20+ yr old horse, great for roping, barrell racing etc. very athletic but skinny and small. we regularly worm him and feed senior feed with alfalpha. in a years time he has minor coliced t… read more
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horsevet1976
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I have a 5 year old quarter horse gelding with chronic colic
I have a 5 year old quarter horse gelding with chronic colic problems. Can I describe his symptoms and get feed and treatment advice from you?… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My horse started having stomach pain after I wormed him on
My horse started having stomach pain after I wormed him on July 4th with EquiMax. After that he didn't want to trot and acted uncomfortable when I rode him except at a walk, then about a week later he… read more
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Dr. Gabby
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I have a 3yo Thoroughbred filly in training at the racetrack.
I have a 3yo Thoroughbred filly in training at the racetrack. She has no fever or discharge, a good appetite, clear eyes, shiny coat, good muscle tone. For the second time in 6 months she has develope… read more
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I have a 12 year old thoroughbred gelding who has become very
I have a 12 year old thoroughbred gelding who has become very sensitive, to the point of kicking at me in earnest, when I brush/touch his belly and flanks. Initially it appeared to be more on the left… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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I have a horse that every time i touch him with leg pressure,or
I have a horse that every time i touch him with leg pressure,or heel he will switch his tail. I watch a lot of cutting horses on tv and never see this,do you know how to fix this problem? Thanks Jay… read more
Dr. M.
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We have a 9 yo ottb gelding. He has a great attitude and is
We have a 9 yo ottb gelding. He has a great attitude and is sane. He is currently being trained and used as english pleasure and some dressage. we have had him going on 2 years. He is a rescue who nee… read more
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Keith Taraba, DVM
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I have a miniature horse. She is 2 1/2 years old. For the
I have a miniature horse. She is 2 1/2 years old. For the last 2 years, she has had diarrhea/extreme loose stools and gas issues that the vets can't figure out. This is beginning to be an almost const… read more
Dr. Mike
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Doctoral Degree
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I am leasing a 7 yr TB gelding. My daughter noticed he was
I am leasing a 7 yr TB gelding. My daughter noticed he was sensitive on his girth area. Each week this has become far more noticable and he started throwng his head when being ridden. I was told I was… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
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i have a 14yr. old quarter horse gelding that seems to have
i have a 14yr. old quarter horse gelding that seems to have frequent bouts of gas colic. usually remedied so far with hand walking for an hour or so. There is little rolling just a lot of getting up a… read more
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Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
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horse is not eating,a bit dull in coat.will eat grass and hay
horse is not eating,a bit dull in coat.will eat grass and hay will pick athard feed and then leave..have been treating with ulcerguard for five days,any hints..have put him in paddock with grass… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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my AQHA mare has been having small tight manure balls ...
my AQHA mare has been having small tight manure balls recently. I keep her on an extruded feed and treat her for ulcers daily. She seems fine but can be grumpy yo your leg at times. Any thoughts?… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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