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From the time my horse first came to us as a yearling,(she
from the time my horse first came to us as a yearling,(she is 5 now) She has always had rather loose stools and lots of gas.It is not diarrhea per say but justmore waterey than any of our other horses… read more
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Dr. B.
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25 year old mustang has been easy keeper is loosing weight
25 year old mustang has been easy keeper is loosing weight while eating large amounts of feed. Any ideas? Cancer?… read more
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Dr Emily Weaver
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I HAVE 20 some mare that has runny farts and mushy stools.
I HAVE 20 some mare that has runny farts and mushy stools. Could she be getting this when she goes into heat, because she is beside a stud in the pasture… read more
DrMelJ
DrMelJ
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Doctoral Degree
793 satisfied customers
Hi ,our 12hh.gelding as a tummy problem .the dropping appear
Hi ,our 12hh.gelding as a tummy problem .the dropping appear normal ,maybe a bit yellow ,not loose .yet he has runny faeces down the legs and tail .when he farts he is distressed . help Alison… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have a two year old filly that continuously passes gas and
I have a two year old filly that continuously passes gas and passes a small amount of liquide stool with it. When she does pass manure it is solid and normal looking. She does not apear to be sick or … read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
hey my horse has had a very dry loose stool. it looks as
hey my horse has had a very dry "loose" stool. it looks as if his poo is all dried out and mashed up. and i know this isnt normal for him. hes a hard keeper and is fed 1 1/2 scoop sweet feed, 4 flakes… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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My older (17 years old I think so does my vet) Quarterhorse is loosing weight t
My older (17 years old I "think"so does my vet) Quarterhorse is loosing weight this winter. His demenor is great...I see no change in temprement or energy level. I have had his blood tested and he cam… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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horse: is 36 yrs old he ate this morning..he lays down i did this twce
my horse is 36 yrs old he ate this morning but now will not eat i tried to walk him but after ten min. he starts to stumble like he is going to fall down then he lays down i did this twce he never pas… read more
Dr. George White
Dr. George White
Staff Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
279 satisfied customers
mare: age 34, was lying down, acting..blockage..has passed feces
My daughter's mare, age 34, was lying down, acting like she couldn't swallow. Alexis rubbed her throat to see if she had a blockage but can't feel one. Mare has passed feces within last 10 minutes. Do… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
535 satisfied customers
We have a 16 y.o. gelding who drinks 20+ gallons of water per
We have a 16 y.o. gelding who drinks 20+ gallons of water per day and urinate excessively. His appetite is also lacking and he is losing weight. He was on Prednisone approximately 8 months ago and tha… read more
Dr. Lazarcheff
Dr. Lazarcheff
Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
535 satisfied customers
My 8 yr old gelding has low protein count as per Vet blood
My 8 yr old gelding has low protein count as per Vet blood work. Weight loss ( approx 400 lbs). He is bright, good appetite, has been dewormed (equivalam gold); on steroids (every 2nd day for 2 weeks)… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
My 4 year old pony gets diarrohea when he gets..supplement..digestive
My 4 year old pony gets diarrohea when he gets nervous or you ask him to do something he's not sure of. Will a supplement help and if so would a calmer or digestive balancer be the answer?… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
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horse: fever..hind..i usually feed whole steamed/crimped oats..purina
I have a 6 year old 16.3hh friesian gelding. he has had periodic diarreha coupled with bouts of gas colic, including laminitits as a by-product of potomac horse fever. he is an easy keeper and it seem… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
My 6 yr old tobiono paint gelding is very thin. He eats alfalfa
My 6 yr old tobiono paint gelding is very thin. He eats alfalfa hay and grain. The other 3 horses are fat and happy this winter in Steamboat Springs CO. He was wormed in Sept and Nov. Has regular stoo… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
I have a 23 year old Warmblodd gelding that is having loose
I have a 23 year old Warmblodd gelding that is having loose stools, his appetite is good, seems to be be hydrated with his water intake, has been wormed, but it has persisted, having to wash his back … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
I came home at 5 00 pm to find my horse laying down. I moved
I came home at 5:00 pm to find my horse laying down. I moved her close to an area where I could keep constant observation on her. She seemed to be straining to defecate. After much effort only passing… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,343 satisfied customers
I have a 20 year old stallion that I have owned most of his
I have a 20 year old stallion that I have owned most of his life. He has always been an easy keeper, but now he is looking poor. He is getting 8-10 pounds of feed daily (a mixture of good oats, horse … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
please help!! I have a chronic gas colic in my horses. My last
please help!! I have a chronic gas colic in my horses. My last 5 horses all suffered from the exact same type of colic. Bloating,and gas pain. I give 10cc of banamine,and in 10 minutes they are fine. … read more
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