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Is there a fee for this service? my lovely mare Jessie seems
Hi, my lovely mare Jessie seems to have sweet itch. I have used various bath tx etc. She was pretty good and now she has this different looking issue on her ears, and forhead. However, currently she has dry skin with scabs in her ears and she has rubbed the hair off of her foretop and around ears. There is a crusty component. She is not usually ear sensitive to touch, but she is now. Do I need to have a vet do a scraping of the area? Or what do you recommend. … read more
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Today he started holding one of his ears all the way back,
today he started holding one of his ears all the way back, he will put it forward when listening then way back, when I touched the inside of the front of the ear, he acted like he might be in pain, he… read more
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I am having issues putting on halter and bridle. I have
I am having issues putting on halter and bridle. I have never had this problem. He acts like something is wrong with his ear. … read more
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My horse had an extra large bean removed in April when he was
My horse had an extra large bean removed in April when he was 'under' for teeth cleaning. Is that something I should have checked again this fall or can I wait til spring?… read more
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Our horse was trailered for 14 hr We did stop 5 times hay
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My horse had a viral problem, treated by rest for a month,
My horse had a viral problem, treated by rest for a month, back at the end of the winter. 2 weeks ago he developed a light, dry cough (like a throat clearing) and went off his food hay and water. He h… read more
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My Rocky Mountain horse will be 16 years old in Sep. This
My Rocky Mountain horse will be 16 years old in Sep. This past winter, he had a real thick, long curley coat which took lots of curring to rid most of it. However, he still has areas that are 3/4 to 1… read more
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Hi, I have recently moved my horse to a paddock where the
Hi, I have recently moved my horse to a paddock where the ticks are out of control. They have caused a fairly severe reaction resulting in hair loss and infection on his back legs. I have removed all … read more
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I live in Florida. When I went out to feed tonight, I noticed
I live in Florida. When I went out to feed tonight, I noticed my 7 yr. old Quarter horse gelding had uniform swelling along the throatlatch from about 3 inches under each ear. No pain or heat, and no … read more
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October of 2009 my horse Badger came down with a high fever,
October of 2009 my horse Badger came down with a high fever, cough, loss of appetite, runny nose and lethargy. We were in Decatur, TX and a vet treated him with Bute, IM antibiotics and then 5 days la… read more
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Hello, I have a five year old gelding. Has always been in
Hello, I have a five year old gelding. Has always been in good health, and is up to date on all vac. and deworming. 5 days ago he exhibited fatigue (not working however), laying down and getting up, m… read more
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My horse broke out in hives at the end of april on both sides
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My horse will not let me touch the left ear or allow me to
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mare: My 4 year..is losing patches of hair..neck area
My 4 year old mare is losing patches of hair. Mostly in saddle area but also wither, and neck area. What kind of treatment would be recommended?… read more
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gelding: itching..rubbing..door , scratching his rump against the wall
Hi I have a 20 year old gelding who in October I moved to wooden stables I had built at home , although my other horse settled quickly it has taken my older horse a lot longer. Over the past two weeks… read more
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My 20Y.O. Shire gelding is not lame but holds his L rear leg
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My horse has a growth in both ears. We suspect it is aural
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My horse has several scabs on the upper portion of his tail.
My horse has several scabs on the upper portion of his tail. Should I try to get them off? He hasn't been rubbing his tail very much but has some. Thank you.… read more
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