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Experience:  Board Certified Equine Surgeon, Lameness and Sports Medicine Specialist DVM, BSc
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He is not eating or drinking, he seems lethargic. He lays

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He is not eating or drinking, he seems lethargic. He lays down more than usual and is staying away from the herd. He also has a bare patch on each hip.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the horse. What is the horse's name and age?
Customer: Streaker is 23
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Streaker?
Customer: he won't even eat apples or oats. He was hanging out at the water trough and looking at it but not drinking.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  Tiffany Bohlmann replied 12 months ago.

I'm sorry to hear that Streaker is not feeling well. When horses don't eat it is very serious. I'd recommend a vet call for your horse- as soon as possible. When horses don't eat this is very serious and they can actually get sick from not eating as well.