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Whitish runny nose, both sides. He isn't eating all his

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Whitish runny nose, both...

Whitish runny nose, both sides. He isn't eating all his food. Normally he would eat everything put in front of him.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the horse's name and age?

Spartan, 14

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Spartan?

He seems to always have a little bit of a runny nose, but not this severe. He wheezes a little, especially when riding him.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Horse Veterinary
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Horse Veterinarian: Jay Bickers, Horse Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Sounds like Spartan may have an infection. Could either be in his sinuses or more likely in his lungs. Could also be severe allergies or inflammation. Do you feed round bale hay or square bale hay?
I think you will need to see a veterinarian to have the lungs listened to, possibly an endoscopic exam to look down into his lungs, and possibly a culture if it looks like an infection.
The culture will tell your vet what antibiotic will work best.
I hope this helps.
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Horse Veterinarian: Jay Bickers, Horse Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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