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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
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My family was given a 29 year old gelding to live out his life on our small farm. He needs a good clean up and a foot trim. Which will take place today. He is scheduled to see our family vet on 6/12/1… read more
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My barrel horse is very lazy she is fit but has always been
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Hi I have a 12yr old gelding that is not gaining any weight.
Hi' I have a 12yr old gelding that is not gaining any weight. I feed him grass hay free choice, 1/4 bale of alfalfa, 9 # ***** alfalfa pellets and ser. Sweet feed 1 time a day. I started out feed 1/2 … read more
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I have a Tenn. walker and he is dropping weight and he is eatting
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i have a 14 y/o throughbred gelding keeps losing weight has
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