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Just today we noticed she is laying down more in her stall.
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Horse, 23 yrs old. off feed,laying flat out, checked for colic, oiled, spiked high fever of 103, cold hosed, given banamine, eyes rolled back, lost balance, fell, nose cold going into shock. Put down.… read more
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my horse was unwell on Wednesday and the vet was called. He
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I have a stalliion 5 year old who is showing signs of colic.
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