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Second opinion] My 17 year old horse is rapidly losing
Second opinion] My 17 year old horse is rapidly losing weight and his mane is falling out in chunks. His attitude isn't changing he's still happy and excited to see me but he always wants to eat like … read more
Dr. CMc
Dr. CMc
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One of our senior horses (~25-28yrs) was kicked very hard in
One of our senior horses (~25-28yrs) was kicked very hard in the hip 2 weeks ago. Our vet has been out 2 times to see him. first time swelling was so bad he couldn't get a good read on the situation. … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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The horse has had a 7 day treatment of gastroguard and has
The horse has had a 7 day treatment of gastroguard and has made no difference, the vets have now said that it is not ulcers. He has been in to the vets and they still have no answer for her, but can y… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
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I have 3 4year old ponies that I rescued,(they were abused).
I have 3 4year old ponies that I rescued,(they were abused). They are in fair shape.. they have put on weight but now that they've let me get close enough to touch them, I noticed they have a severe t… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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How much of a change do I make in my horses diet in the spring?
How much of a change do I make in my horse's diet in the spring? He was getting hay and grain pellets twice a day all winter. I have him pasture boarded and I noticed they have stopped giving him hay … read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
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my horse is losing his mane in the middle of his neck. what
my horse is losing his mane in the middle of his neck. what can i do and why is this happening? he is on omega horseshine supplement and a hoof supplement also. both he has been taking for awhile. i d… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
horse: nose..feather mites and his mane is falling..groomed..is poop
have a horse in the box next to mine that is oozing green gunge from his nose. He is also suspected of having feather mites and his mane is falling out. he is hardly ever groomed by his owners and is … read more
Keith Taraba, DVM
Keith Taraba, DVM
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415 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 7 yr old Rocky Mountain Gaited Horse gelding.
Hi, I have a 7 yr old Rocky Mountain Gaited Horse gelding. He was in training at a farm in Kentucky as a 4 yr old. When he came home he started to loose his mane. He has mane on the top line but under… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
Please help!! My 19+ y/o spotted gelding and recently my 8+
Please help!! My 19+ y/o spotted gelding and recently my 8+ y/o walking mare are losing their manes; part of it does appear to be rubbed since on both it's on the same area of their neck. However my g… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
I have a 7 year old, papered quarter horse, 17 hands, and very
I have a 7 year old, papered quarter horse, 17 hands, and very athletic. He is used for team roping (jackpots). He is having a problem keeping the weight on. He has been dewormed - 2 months ago. He is… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My horse is loosing his mane the hair is falling out from the
My horse is loosing his mane the hair is falling out from the cuticle. he has now started to loose it from his tail. i am waiting on the vet to do blood work on him. I have also noticed that his poop … read more
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Dr. B.
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My horse has a fungus. My neighbor says it is rain rot. His
My horse has a fungus. My neighbor says it is rain rot. His hair is starting to fall out. I have been using anti fungal cream for athelets foot.… read more
Dr. Jean
Dr. Jean
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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gelding: his mane is falling out, he seems healthy but is a little
My gelding has bumps under his skin and his mane is falling out, he seems healthy but is a little up tight at times.… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
Equine Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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What is wrong with my 26 year old gelding. He is losing weight
What is wrong with my 26 year old gelding. He is losing weight and hair rapidly. He acts fine, seems great but looks terrible. I am now feeding him a feed that is 7% crude fat and a weight supplement,… read more
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How do you treat lice on horses. We have already used Ivernectin
How do you treat lice on horses. We have already used Ivernectin for the treatment of lice on our horses on 02/17. Thought this should have killed the. Please help resolve this problem.… read more
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Dr. Mike
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My horses mane is falling out and his coat looks dull and
My horse's mane is falling out and his coat looks dull and hairs come out easily. He is boarded outside and is on a diet of hay and small amt of sweet feed and supplement.… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
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My four year old QH had a neck warmer on for a couple of weeks
My four year old QH had a neck warmer on for a couple of weeks and now has been rubbing his mane out. It seems oily at the base of the roots, more so down towards his lower neck to withers. I've tried… read more
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Carl Meyer, DVM
Doctoral Degree
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horse: is allergic..she rubs her mane, tail and underbelly..ointment
I believe my horse is allergic to no-see-um bugs, she rubs her mane, tail and underbelly. She is misersble. I've tried ointment but she rubs it off. Is there something she can take internally? Thank y… read more
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