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I have a 10 yr old Arab quarter Horse cross mare. She has
I have a 10 yr old Arab quarter Horse cross mare. She has swelling on the outside right fetlock with no lameness. There is no heat and she's not sensitive to touch. It's feels hard not soft and mushy … read more
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Hello, I have a five year old thoroughbred mare who has an old bowed tendon in her right hind. Yesterday, I went out to see her and noticed her hock on that side was swollen with a mild scrape across … read more
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My horse is sound in walk and in a forward trot but is hopping
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mare: 10 year old..trot..limping..her left rear leg
hello, my name isXXXXX just purchased a 10 year old mare about a week now I noticed when we ride her she never wants to gallop or run all she would do is trot real fast today was the first time she ra… read more
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I have a 12 year old mare who has developed marked side bone
I have a 12 year old mare who has developed marked side bone on the right front (x-ray confirms). She is lame when trotting in small circle to the right, but sound on the straight away and turning lef… read more
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mare: front left leg..inside right hind..bad wound, was stitched..lame
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My 3 year old QH filly was kicked in the right shoulder about
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mare: 11 year old..developed some lameness issues which I..farrier
I have an 11 year old qtr horse mare. I have owned her since she was 2- Showed her at halter and western pleasure, never been ridden hard. Over the past year she has developed some lameness issues whi… read more
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my 12yr old mare has been lame on a hind leg for a few days
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Hello, I have a 20+ year old quarter horse/cross mare. For
Hello, I have a 20+ year old quarter horse/cross mare. For the past 11 years she has done light dressage work, nothing past walk, trot, canter. She has been sound and healthy until this past year. Mos… read more
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percheron: her paddock 2 nights..Now shes lame on her LF.
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quarter horse: her hind quarters..I put her in a larger pasture
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gelding: 11 year old..trot..his hind quater kind of collapsed
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I notice my horses left hind at the fetlock was swollen. It
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About 6 months ago my mare began stopping while I was riding
About 6 months ago my mare began stopping while I was riding her as if she needs to urinate but most times she does not. She may or may not be in heat at the time. She has stopped & bucked me off twic… read more
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Hello, I have a coming 5 year(april) old mare friesian/appoloosa
Hello, I have a coming 5 year(april) old mare friesian/appoloosa cross. well developed and healthy. She is beginning her formal education with the work in hand. over the last 5 weeks she has developed… read more
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