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My horse is 3 legged lame on the left nd. walking on toe
My horse is 3 legged lame on the left hind. walking on toe protecting his heel. the farrier was here today and said he believed it is an abcess. he has some swelling in thr fetlock. he is eating poopi… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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Have a quarter horse mare whose hips pop when she walks. Doesnt
Have a quarter horse mare whose hips pop when she walks. Doesn't seem to be obvious in stifles, isn't lame, doesn't seem to bother her, but is quite loud and sounds awful. Any thoughts? Also need advi… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
Resued a horse under weight 300 pds terrible rain rot,, I
Resued a horse under weight 300 pds terrible rain rot,, I noticed it has a large mass on th face right below the eye. I believe the horse was beaten but want to make sure there arent any diseases that… read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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Bachelor's Degree
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gelding: my 9 year..in an indoor ring on soft footing..seemed fine
Hello-- On Friday, I was riding my 9 year old Appaloosa gelding in an indoor ring on soft footing. He seemed fine working counterclockwise at 3 gaits. I reversed and he was definitely off feeling. Whe… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
mares: (tb, 12 years old..eye lids, inside of ears..patches..soft lump
One of our brood mares (TB, 12 years old) has acquired a skin 'infection' around the eye lids, inside of ears and on the pole. Also one or two patches on the body. There is soft lump between the forel… read more
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
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802 satisfied customers
horse: swelling..one under her belly near the girth area..scabs..bites
my horse has 3 swelling 2 on her offside over her rib area and one under her belly near the girth area. they are approx 3inches x 2inches. there aare no obvious scabs etc but i presume they are some s… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
mare: back end..her hips..her tummy..she may be pregnant, or hay belly
Hi, I brought a mare end of September 2009 as a 2 year old as it turned out she was 3 on her passport, i brought her from a dealer so just thought he got confused, Any how she is now 4 and i broke her… read more
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fionasteel
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Bachelor's Degree
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gelding: 11 yr old..left hind..He shows no other signs..lameness
Hi there. I show nationally a 11 yr old APHA gelding in the all around (western and english flat work) as of late, only on occasions not consistent, when I am asking him for a lead change or to drive … read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
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mare: about 3 times a week (walking, trotting, and short spurts
I have a 5 year old belgian draft mare who is my riding horse. I ride moderately about 3 times a week (walking, trotting, and short spurts of loping). She is 17 hands and approx 2,000lbs. Her eyes are… read more
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brookevet
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Hi there, my 6 year old thoroughbred mare had a foal last
Hi there, my 6 year old thoroughbred mare had a foal last year. About 6 month ago she seemed to have trouble with her teeth and could not chew properly. Her teeth were done and our vet remarked that h… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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QUARTER HORSE: BELOW HER HIP BONE HAS CAVED IN LIKE THE MUSCLE just
i HAVE A 5 YEAR OLD QUARTER HORSE MARE WITH A 2 1/2 MONTH COLT AT HER SIDE ALL OF A SUDDEN I NOTICE YESTERDAY ON HER RIGHT SIDE BEHIND HER FLANK AREA AND BELOW HER HIP BONE HAS CAVED IN LIKE THE MUSCL… read more
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Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
draft horse: my 13 y/..weight/condition (pelvic/hip bones..butt
Hello, I'm writing to ask you a question about the body condition of my 13 y/o draft horse. I'm in the process of moving, so I've recently (6 weeks ago) sent my draft to a full care farm to be boarded… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
I have follow-up to a question Dan C. helped me with earlier
I have follow-up to a question Dan C. helped me with earlier in the year in regard to my American Saddlebred mare that had mysterious lumps on her face. If he is available, I would like to let him kno… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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DVM
981 satisfied customers
I have 1 1/2 year old filly quarter horse that was given to
I have 1 1/2 year old filly quarter horse that was given to me at 30 days old. I raised her on milk supplement and finally over to feed with Calf Mana. At about 9 months her front legs developed a pro… read more
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Dr. B.
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Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
4-month old colt has swelled rope-like (maybe veins) on the
4-month old colt has swelled rope-like (maybe veins) on the side of his face and under his chin area. He developed these within 5-10 days after he was born. Just halter broke him and taught him to lea… read more
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horse: has a chronic soft tissue inflammation..hind..hip
My horse has a chronic soft tissue inflammation that never seems to go away. We first noticed it about 10 months ago when he started refusing to pick up his hind feet. The spot is about the size of a … read more
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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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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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mare: half year old..who gave birth..very healthy weight to very thin
I have a six and a half year old Belgian Draft mare who gave birth to her first foal three and a half months ago. He is a big foal and nurses very well. My mare went from a very healthy weight to very… read more
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