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I let my horse out to graze and shortly after he came
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Rear end problems, drags his hind leg sporadically and trips on front end. His EPM test came back low enough that he does not have that. Waiting on Lyme disease test. His white blood-cell count slight… read more
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I have had a four year old help g on training mom and off. I
I have had a four year old help g on training mom and off. I picked him up recently brought him home for a week or two. Took him to a trainer and road him the first day with no problems. While at the … read more
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Our 20 year old quarter horse presented 2 months ago with some
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My horse has just started walking oddly, like a dog hip dysplasia.
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We shipped to South Carolina - air ride, box stall, 24 hour
We shipped to South Carolina - air ride, box stall, 24 hour trip - with gastroguard and the sedative you recommended - and he arrived great, but has gone down hill since. He started out with right sid… read more
Dr. Jill
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 20 yr-old saddlebred mare who fell down for the second
I have a 20 yr-old saddlebred mare who fell down for the second time today. Today she fell when she was trying to chase a dog in her paddock. The time before (2mos ago) was when I was riding her in a … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, I was trying to find out what may be wrong with my
Hello, I was trying to find out what may be wrong with my horse and I came across one of your answers on a message board. You seem very knowledgable and helpful, so here it goes.. I have a 20yr old Du… read more
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Hello. My 16 year old Prix St Georges level Swedish/TB cross
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My 20 year old horse is circling to the left. He keeps his
My 20 year old horse is circling to the left as if he were about to lie down. He keeps his left rear leg relatively straight and canted out to the left, almost as if he is propping himself up.… read more
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I have a 7 year old tennessee walker that first presented lameness
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gelding: 12 year old..jumping..limp..his hind legs drag a little
Hi I have a 12 year old arab x appaloosa gelding who I've had for approxiamately 6 months now and I'm bringing him back into work after a 6 year long holiday that he got while with his old owners who … read more
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My husbands gelding was fine one day and then started looking
My husbands gelding was fine one day and then started looking terrible. His tail was off center, tipped to the left, his right hip muscles looked like they were jumping/spasming, he has lost weight an… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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