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I have a draft/quarter mix gelding 14 years old with a front
I have a draft/quarter mix gelding 14 years old with a front suspensory injury since March 1st. he has a week of stall rest and was turned out wasn't limping and looking good. the next week he was lim… read more
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My 8 year old warmblood gelding has developed a "soft tissue injury" according to my vet. We have done xrays, ultra-sound and blocking on the the right front foot and nothing of significance has shown… read more
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Dr. Hinson
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ligament..he showed lameness he was box rested, he was then diagnosed
I need a rehabilitation program for a show jumper who was diagnosed with desmitis of the collateral ligament of the coffin joint desmitis. As soon as he showed lameness he was box rested, he was then … read more
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Does anyone have any experience with collateral ligament sprains
Does anyone have any experience with collateral ligament sprains in the hind leg? My KWPN sprained the collateral ligaments of his left hind foot two months ago and is not getting appreciatively bette… read more
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horse: behavior that effected his performance when schooling..mouth
About 2 years ago at 14 years of age, my horse showed changes in behavior that effected his performance when schooling at home as well as performing at shows (very low hunters 1'6 - 2'3). Initially we… read more
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17hh gelding age 10 years, navicular to both fronts, plus hyanate
17hh gelding age 10 years, navicular to both fronts, plus hyanate yearly to coffins and hocks : sound due to Tildren and Cartrophen. Now : lame at trot on circle on near hind . Xray shows ringbone. MR… read more
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hi, pls my polo pony has been limping in his left hindleg
hi, pls my polo pony has been limping in his left hindleg for the past three weeks, i rode him for practice the day before he started limping. the limping doesnt show when he is walking, only when his… read more
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My 16.3hh retired racehorse has on going problems with navicular
My 16.3hh retired racehorse has on going problems with ? navicular on a front leg, all signs piont to navicular but x-rays prove negative! he is now retired due to the intermitant lameness but last su… read more
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My horse keeps going lame. She has had nerve blocks and xrays
My horse keeps going lame. She has had nerve blocks and xrays done which showed up nothing. After these were done, she was put on bute and came sound. Just lately after being worked, she goes lame. Sh… read more
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horse: lame whilst..vet came..taken x rays that have shown no problem
About two months ago my horse showed lame whilst being lunged, he is sound when trotted up or on a flexion test. he had passed a five stage vet in November when i got him. We called the vet and gave h… read more
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10 year old..vets could never really find anything..injections
Hello i have a 10 year old warm blood that we noticed was slightly lame last year in April. He was only lame when he was turning left. The vets could never really find anything, but suggested IRAP, re… read more
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I have a horse that injured his pastern bone and had a MRI
I have a horse that injured his pastern bone and had a MRI done last year. He has been in a pasture for almost a year. Prior to his injury he had a career as a Hunter/Jumper. He gallops sound in the p… read more
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Are horses that have been denerved at any higher risk for soft
Are horses that have been denerved at any higher risk for soft tissue injuries, such as to the suspensory? The horse in question is a high-level performance horse, used in 3'6" equitation classes. He … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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horse: abscess and yet not test..hoof..is +5 lame on his left front
Can a horse have an abscess and yet not test positive to hoof testers? My horse is +5 lame on his left front. Went sound with a low nerve block to the foot. X-rays are relatively clean, with some mino… read more
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I came home one day to find my neighbors minature stud horse
I came home one day to find my neighbors minature stud horse in my pasture. My 3 year old gelding was chasing him away from the two mares that he is turned out with. He seemed fine when I brought him … read more
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I have a 9 yr old TB gelding that experienced a pull back injury
I have a 9 yr old TB gelding that experienced a pull back injury to his neck a year ago (avulsion fracture at C2-C3). He's been intermittently off on the left fore since - grade 1+. He has blocked out… read more
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My 6 year old Irish Sports Horse, went lame in his RF 4 weeks
My 6 year old Irish Sports Horse, went lame in his RF 4 weeks ago with positive reaction to hoof testers in the heel region. He was sent for an MRI 2 weeks ago and i will outline the summary of that r… read more
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My horse is lame on his nearside fore in trot, but there is
My horse is lame on his nearside fore in trot, but there is not heat and no swelling anywhere on his leg. Could this be a check ligament sprain?… read more
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