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Horse has foundered. Confirmed by vet with X-ray. He also
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I have a horse who has cellulitis. When he has flare ups we
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Hi! My horse has been at the show past weekend (we returned
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my 25-year-old heavy mare (Belgian/pony cross) is about 1500lbs.
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A vet recommended using 1/4 tablet of Prevacox (an NSAID for
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My 25 yr.old Saddlebred has side bone. He has just been reset
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I have a 28 year old gelding quarterhorse. He has had some
I have a 28 year old gelding quarterhorse. He has had some changes in the past month including not eating (he picks at food and/or refuses), reduced fecal, reduced urine, reduced drinking. I had a vet… read more
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I own a horse with Navicular Disease. I rescued him so I have
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Is there any documentation of using Tylenol #3 on horses that
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gelding: 10 grams of bute instead of 2. this is the first time..lethal
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Hi, I have a 23 yr. old 1/4 horse who is on Pergolide 1.2 mg
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Hi, I have a 25yr old gelding who has a knot on his front
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I was curious on the treatments for a horse that has irritation
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my vet just told me my horse has a done chip, and there is
my vet just told me my horse has a done chip, and there is nothing I can do, I could ride him, but only a walk. He only limps at a trout. Is there any thing more I can try maybe some kind of med besid… read more
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If a horse developes hives, I know that you normally can give
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