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My horse will not put any weight on s left back leg, so he
my horse will not put any weight on his left back leg, so he hopes on the other three, he holds his leg off the ground and keeps lifting it to his belly. I see no cuts or swelling, he is however getti… read more
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I have a 21 year old quarter horse with laminitis. I have
I have a 21 year old quarter horse with laminitis. I have soaked the hooves, brushed with ointment, cleaned the hooves. He gets better and then worse. Now it is also in his hind hooves. He is in a lar… read more
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Doctor.A
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My horse receives antibiotic treatment. Is consuming a
My horse receives antibiotic treatment. Is consuming a probiotic (mito horse) in the same feed as the antibiotic normal. My understanding is that probiotics are supposed to be given at least an hour o… read more
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I am in a rather difficult situation. One year ago this
Hello. I am in a rather difficult situation. One year ago this month I began leasing a horse for a local trainer. He is a beautiful horse with good bloodlines. The trainer bought him for a very low co… read more
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I have a 9 year old Kentucky Mtn Saddle Horse who is usually
I have a 9 year old Kentucky Mtn Saddle Horse who is usually very "excited" when it's feeding time. He is in a stall so he does not have to compete for his food. However, yesterday we noticed him acti… read more
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My horse has low ringbone. He is on 2 grams of bute daily
My horse has low ringbone. He is on 2 grams of bute daily and he is still lame should I put him down?… read more
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Im considering buying a horse with a bone spur on s right
im considering buying a horse with a bone spur on his right front knee...how will that affect him. He is 17 hh. I want him to trail ride.… read more
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My horse got out of s pen and into the grain.how much can he
My horse got out of his pen and into the grain.how much can he have eaten before it hurts him? He is grained daily. what he ate was about 4 ---2 quart scoops of strategy and at least 3----2 quart scoo… read more
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I have a pregnant 4 y/o gypsy mare. She has stocked up in
I have a pregnant 4 y/o gypsy mare. She has stocked up in her back legs, just noticed it today. Both legs. I can feel some small scabs. She is out with two other gypsy mares and lives outside, fenced … read more
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My horse is 3 legged lame on the left nd. walking on toe
My horse is 3 legged lame on the left hind. walking on toe protecting his heel. the farrier was here today and said he believed it is an abcess. he has some swelling in thr fetlock. he is eating poopi… read more
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My 23 yr old Arabian horse is acting like he is drunk or
My 23 yr old Arabian horse is acting like he is drunk or sore in the back-end... takes one step at a time... I don't stay but their are diff weeds growing..none unusual... I thought he got into the fa… read more
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My daughter's horse (20 year old quarterhorse)was found with
My daughter's horse (20 year old quarterhorse)was found with his right hind leg stuck high up through a wooden stall wall on July 14. He has been agitated by a new gelding that is taking his place as … read more
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Hello, I have a farrier question. I have a horse with laminitis.
Hello, I have a farrier question. I have a horse with laminitis. I have made styrofoam pads for her and put them on when necessary. She is not lame at the moment but has had a bad trim--too much was d… read more
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Dr. Hunt
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mare: showing signs..walking..limps..overweight at all, if fact
My mare who foaled 6 weeks ago is now showing signs of founder. She does fine when walking a straight line but limps when she turns. She is not overweight at all, if fact she is sort of a hard keeper.… read more
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Hello, My miniature has been on methocarbamol, ulcerguard,
Hello, My miniature has been on methocarbamol, ulcerguard, and bute for ten weeks.....to treat a bout of laminitis. He has developed sores on and under his tail. Is something like this a side effect? … read more
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horse: only been on pasture..limping so took her to the vet.
Two weeks ago, our vet said our horse was in the early stage of founder. All winter she had been at an equine school & she had only been on pasture here at home for a month. She had been limping so to… read more
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Hi, Im looking for suggestions on a lameness issue for my
Hi, I'm looking for suggestions on a lameness issue for my 16 yr old. Lame Jan 15, abcess erupts on coronet band 2 weeks later. Xray ankle, mild arthritis, rest for 4 weeks + bute. March, grade 2 lame… read more
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My now 22year old mare developed a small knot on her shoulder.Not
My now 22year old mare developed a small "knot" on her shoulder.Not lame-no affects. I couldn't get the Vet to check it out when he came to my barn he'd say he forgot his equipment, when I had her at … read more
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