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My horse is unable to maintain the right lead in his hind end.
My horse is unable to maintain the right lead in his hind end. Drags back feet when loose in his pen. when galloping free in a right hand circle within the round pen, he carries his head to the outsid… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My horse is sound in walk and in a forward trot but is hopping
My horse is sound in walk and in a forward trot but is hopping lame on hind left leg when i collect/slow his trot, there is no het or swelling atall and he is happy to be ridden and have it touched et… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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Our 21 year old AQHA stallion has laminitis, though with treatment
Our 21 year old AQHA stallion has laminitis, though with treatment by our excellent farrier, you'd hardly know it. Whenever he display symptoms of pain, we tend to blame the laminitis and treat him wi… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My Thoroughbred gelding is 22 years old and has been with me
My Thoroughbred gelding is 22 years old and has been with me since 1995. He was a hunter jumper before I owned him and I have used him as a lesson horse (flat work only) since I brough him home. About… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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I am concerned that my 20 year old gelding may have foundered.
I am concerned that my 20 year old gelding may have foundered. We have been treating a condition called "scratches" on his hind legs and have been giving him grain to keep him still while scrubbing an… read more
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My horse is very sick. Here are the symptoms swollen sheath
My horse is very sick. Here are the symptoms: swollen sheath (although recently cleaned and not very dirty), seems to have pain in back legs or hooves (keeps shifting weight in back hooves from one si… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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I believe one of my horses slipped on the ice a couple days
I believe one of my horses slipped on the ice a couple days ago. He is willing to walk on it, but slowly, and seemed not wanting to lift the foot any higher than necessary. I did not notice anything a… read more
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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we got a 19 year old Hanoverian in good shape w no problems
we got a 19 year old Hanoverian in good shape w no problems 2 months ago ..we started the Legacy pellet joint supplement for senior horses a few weeks ago and then the Endure Extra fat supplement abou… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
gelding: right hind leg, and when he walks..seemingly..little longer
I have a gelding that is limping in the right hind leg, and when he walks or even trots he tends to do it on the toe of that hoof, he will also kind of drag that foot. Right now his back hooves are se… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
Equine Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
536 satisfied customers
gelding: yr old..pain in his hind quarters ...he..pasture all day
Good morning...my 7 yr old gelding looks like he has pain in his hind quarters...he is having difficulty moving around fluidly. Nothing has changed in his routine. He has had his front hooves trimmed … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
horse: Used as a cutter up until about 8 years ago when I got him.
21 YO Foundation QH. Used as a cutter up until about 8 years ago when I got him. I use as a pleasure, trail horse. He has a very good disposition and is very easy going and compliant. Over the past 8 … read more
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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I have a 21 year old gelding Tennessee Walker I rescued 18
I have a 21 year old gelding Tennessee Walker I rescued 18 month ago. His Theight improved steadily and gradually. The ferrier got his hooves back into shape and am seeing a pattern of hot summer weat… read more
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415 satisfied customers
there a horse im interested in buying but im concerened due
there a horse i'm interested in buying but i'm concerened due to neglect. He is an 11 year old gelding and hadn't seen a ferrier or vet in two years. From what i was told his hooves were pretty bad an… read more
Keith Taraba, DVM
Keith Taraba, DVM
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my daughter shetland pony, a 10yr old gelding has had laminitus
my daughter shetland pony, a 10yr old gelding has had laminitus for the first time this year,he has been ok for the past 6 weeks,no lameness,today she went to ride him he didnt want to move then he st… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello,I have recently took an 8yr old quarter horse gelding
Hello, I have recently took an 8yr old quarter horse gelding on loan. On his 2nd day out at grass he was kicked on his left flank and subsequently became lame. Even though the wound has now healed and… read more
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Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
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I HAVE A 6 WEEK OLD BABY DONKEY BORN WITH HIND FEET PROBLEMS
I HAVE A 6 WEEK OLD BABY DONKEY BORN WITH HIND FEET PROBLEMS - HE WALKS ON HIS FETLOCKS - HIS LITTLE HOOVES ARE ON THE GROUND INFRONT OF HIM. WE HAVE TRIED SPLITS - THAT HAS NOT HELPED AT ALL! WE HAVE… read more
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Dr. Mike
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Doctoral Degree
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I bought a 4 year old Quarter Horse mare in October. She was
I bought a 4 year old Quarter Horse mare in October. She was fine until about three weeks ago. I was putting some Hoof Heal on her hooves because she had some chips and cracks and I picked out her hoo… read more
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The hind hooves of my 16 year old Quarter Horse often ...
The hind hooves of my 16 year old Quarter Horse often "slip" while I ride him. Nothing drastic; he's not close to falling. It's as if he has stepped on ice and just slips slightly. This happens severa… read more
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