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I have a 9yr old quarter/thoroughbred. She recently occurred swelling in the digital extensor tendon. when i got her about 2yrs ago she had a blown outer hoof wall due to the previous owner not get te… read more
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I have a 12 year old Arabian Gelding. We trail ride alot and yesterday we were trail riding on easy trail (some rocks and on slight incline going down) when he pulled up lame in left hock. No swelling… read more
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My 19 year old arabian was in x ties and his r rear leg was
My 19 year old arabian was in x ties and his r rear leg was lacerated approx. 5 to 6 cm superior to the fetlock joint by the farrier's tool chest. I was not there so I cannot comment on what happened.… read more
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We took our horse to have lameness examination . He was limping
We took our horse to have lameness examination . He was limping somewhat. The day after the exam he would not put any weight on his leg. Our local vet thought while the exam was being done his tendon … read more
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quarter horse: 11 year-old..bowed..lost weight and blood work
I have a 11 year-old quarter horse who 5 years ago bowed a front tendon. While recovering from that, he foundered several times and found out he is insulin resistent on top of it all. The regiment for… read more
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My horse cut his hind leg this afternoon. Vet came out and
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I have a stallion that has a plain fencing wire injury to his
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My horse has heat in his left hind leg right below the hawk
My horse has heat in his left hind leg right below the hawk and again around his ankle (which is also swollen). The barn said they noticed it a couple of days ago but didn't know how it happen. He is … read more
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My 26 year old gelding injured his back foot. He will walk on it, but keeps the weight on his toe. I have been treating the ankle joint with moist heat and linament. He does not show any tenderness in… read more
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paso fino: My 9 year..lame..he came in from the pasture shivering
My 9 year old paso fino came up lame this evening. We had our first cool rain this evening and he came in from the pasture shivering. he doesn't want to bear weight on his back right hoof, but i don't… read more
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28 yearold mare limping on rt. front painfull rear seams to be almost stifflegged on sore front dignosised nevicolor 5 years ago loss of appetite and depressed. Vet thinks blown tendon have been on bu… read more
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My horse has been in the pasture for the last two months. I pulled him up today and rode him for about an hour. I never got out of a walk. He sweated pretty heavy, but did not exert himself other than… read more
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