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My horse had always been sound up until 2 years ago when I
second opinion] So, my horse had always been sound up until 2 years ago when I could tell something was off with his gate. Then he started limping on his front left. I took him to someone who was supp… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
I own a 20 year old Appaloossa mare who has recently been
I own a 20 year old Appaloossa mare who has recently been diagnosed with laminitis with coffin bone rotation in her RF and very little rotation in her LF. She has a very wide frame with strong looking… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,591 satisfied customers
horse: He came in from pasture on sunday and was limping/hopping
Sarge, my horse, is shoed. Fine last week. He came in from pasture on Sunday and was limping/hopping in obvious pain. Hoof tested right hoof. Reacted in heal area around frog. In fact, extremely sensi… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
I sold my horse on Feb 3, 2011. I agreed with the buyer that
I sold my horse on Feb 3, 2011. I agreed with the buyer that they could have a post-purchase evaluation done and that if the vet found something that would cause the horse to not be sound for his inte… read more
Dr. Braha
Dr. Braha
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
86 satisfied customers
I have a laminitic gelding. He foundered about 7 years ago.
I have a laminitic gelding. He foundered about 7 years ago. Since then we have managed his "event's" with bute, special shoes and pads, and padded boots. Sometimes he gets abscesses that have taken as… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
horse: my farrier..lame..taken him off pasture and am giving him 60 cc
According to my farrier my horse has founder, he is lame in all four feet. I have taken him off pasture and am giving him 60 cc of epic twice a day. Is there anything else I should be doing for him?… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,591 satisfied customers
Hi Dr. B (equine surgeon), I would like you to answer this
Hi Dr. B (equine surgeon), I would like you to answer this question please. I have a 10yr old 1/4 horse mare. In mid-October she was chased into a post and hit her back leg, was a bit lame for a coupl… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
Thoroughbred: fever over 104F and developed laminitis..xrayed twice.
I have a 4 yr. old Thoroughbred Gelding, retired race horse that caught a virus in October and had a fever over 104'F and developed laminitis. He has been xrayed twice. The first xray being 2 weeks af… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
My horse has acute laminitus in her front feet , one is a 6
My horse has acute laminitus in her front feet , one is a 6 and the other foot is a 13, after xrays we put reverse aluminum shoes on her front feet , she has always been barefoot. She is a slow riding… read more
Keith Taraba, DVM
Keith Taraba, DVM
Owner
Doctoral Degree
415 satisfied customers
horse: treated..pain and anti-biotics..pasture, shoes..getting better
We have a horse that is being treated for flounderitis. Is on butte for pain and anti-biotics/ have taken him off the pasture, shoes off and was getting better. Joint swollen leg and foot, used epson … read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
horse: Dear Sir/Madame On August 1st My wife purchased a 4 yr old aqh
Dear Sir/Madame On August 1st My wife purchased a 4 yr old AQH filly. The horse was being trained as a Reining Prospect and spent the past 2 years in shoes all around (Sliders in the rear). The horse … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
Hi, I am wondering what to do with my 20 yr old 1/4 horse.
Hi, I am wondering what to do with my 20 yr old 1/4 horse. He is an ex-chuckwagon horse so he has a lot of hard miles on his joints. When I bought him 1 1/2 yrs ago he had sore hocks so we laser fused… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
horse: bone..farrier to help fix the problem or at least alleviate
My horse suffers from post founder. I say founder rather than laminitis because the coffin bone has rotated. My problem is finding a farrier to help fix the problem or at least alleviate the pain. I d… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
gelding: My 18 year..overweight..his diet to slim him down..hes lost
My 18 year-old QH gelding had a severe founder attack 6 months ago. He's overweight and we will be working hard on his diet to slim him down. He's not in pain but he's lost his elan; he seems depresse… read more
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LennyDVM
Doctoral Degree
225 satisfied customers
horse: had no signs..bones..vets havent been very informative..diet
my horse has had intermittent lameness in both front feet since about april, he stands with his back feet under him but leans forward from the shoulder. Remedial shoeing only worked temporarily, he ha… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
We are going on 5 months that Deja came up lame. She ended
We are going on 5 months that Deja came up lame. She ended up blowing an abscess at her sole and coronet. It's been up and down since. I FINALLY got her abscess cleared up. Her foot has suffered so mu… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
My six yr old cutting horse is lame again. A vet told me she
My six yr old cutting horse is lame again. A vet told me she had strained her shoulder about 6 months ago. He didn't mention the shoeing as being a problem. I gave her three months off and then gradua… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
Hi I have a 12 year old appy mare who has slipped her ...
Hi I have a 12 year old appy mare who has slipped her coffin born for the second time in 3 years. Vet this year is concerned she may have cushings as she has not sedded out her coat completely. I have… read more
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Dan C., DVM
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