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i have a tb gelding, 14yr old exracer. he has a hard lump
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I am leasing a horse at the moment that is 5 years old. I was
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Three weeks ago I purchased a 5 yr old gelding TWH. He has
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Hi - I have a 21 YO Foxtrotter that is a retired endurance
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My mare has just reached 15 years old. In June 2008 she stumbled
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My new horse has fallen several times while lunging, and fell
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mare: bred..keeps stumbling - she has tumbled forward walking..hoof
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Hi, I have a 10 year old grade palomino quarter horse gelding
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