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today i noticed my pony back legs seem to be locking..hoof its sounds
today i noticed my pony back legs seem to be locking at the joint just above the hoof its sounds like a click when he starts to walk like they are locking up or something can you tell me whats happeni… read more
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I recently bought a ten year old Missouri Fox Trotter that
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2 year old colt started draging its back hoof approx. 2 days
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Dr. Tanis
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Hi, I am new to getting help from the internet but my 24 year
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I have a miniature donkey about 8 months old that has started
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My horse has acute laminitus in her front feet , one is a 6
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My horse has been lame off and on now for a couple of months..I
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I bought a seven year old Missouri Fox Trotter back in May.
I bought a seven year old Missouri Fox Trotter back in May. I rode him half a day before I took him home. That day I did not notice any lameness. Here is a rundown of what's happened since May: I had … read more
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my daughter shetland pony, a 10yr old gelding has had laminitus
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 21 year old Missouri Trotter. She has been quite healthy,
I have a 21 year old Missouri Trotter. She has been quite healthy, until Sunday last. When preparing for an early am ride, I noticed that she seemed sluggish, and tender on her right front foot. Not b… read more
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