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i am from ireland! my horse had accident 3 days ago jumping
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can certain feed supplements ease the problem navicular disease
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I have a horse with an injury to his front left foot/leg. I
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Hi Dr. B (equine surgeon), I would like you to answer this
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Hi there, i really need some advise, my horse has a hard swelling
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