Horse Veterinary

Horse veterinary questions? Ask an equine vet.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Horse Veterinary Questions
I have a 10 yr old Chincoteague gelding. Healthy just a bit
I have a 10 yr old Chincoteague gelding. Healthy just a bit chubby. I've been extremely busy this summer so he was pretty much vacationing. Early September I noticed him shedding. We live in Virginia … read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
DVM
2,497 satisfied customers
Blood test show very low protein & high blood cells, Losing
blood test show very low protein & high white blood cells … read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Veterinarian
477 satisfied customers
I have a mare who has enlarged thyroid glands on her neck,
I have a mare who has enlarged thyroid glands on her neck, she is infertile, moody(one moment she's really sweet, the next she wants to "eat me") she's lazy and fat, though she was very thin when she … read more
horsemed
horsemed
Large Animal Medicine Specialist
DVM, DACVIM
319 satisfied customers
I have a brown Quarter horse named Hannah. She is a mare 14
I have a brown Quarter horse named Hannah. She is a mare 14 yo, 15 hands and 1150 #. I am concerned about her feed. I let her graze for 3 to 5 hours a day mostly on tall thick stemmed grass and white … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
gelding: is the first year this has ever been the case with him.
My 24 yr old QH gelding has not completely shed out. This is the first year this has ever been the case with him. It's been over 100 degress for the last week or so. Since last year only two supplemen… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
What would be causing our 22 yr old horse to be losing his
What would be causing our 22 yr old horse to be losing his hair? This is much more than just shedding his winter coat at this point? He also is not gianing back any weight like he normally would in th… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,549 satisfied customers
I have a 14 yr old quarter horse gelding who is last in pecking
I have a 14 yr old quarter horse gelding who is last in pecking order with the four horses he lives with. He appears to be a little thinner than usual. What do you recommend I feed him to get some wei… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
we are under a heat advisory and my 2 yr. old appaloosa has
we are under a heat advisory and my 2 yr. old appaloosa has just grown hair almost like a winter coat - is something wrong?… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
I have a horse who may have Cushings. We drew blood today.
I have a horse who may have Cushings. We drew blood today. This horse is actually losing weight and has muscle wasting. Now after the last 3 days he has penile stenosis. All his other blood tests have… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
I have a rising 8 year old pony who i bought in October, he
I have a rising 8 year old pony who i bought in October, he has been stabled, rugged and fed all winter, he is losing his winter coat slowly but there is not summer coat underneath, the coat is fine, … read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
I have a 15 yr old POA. He normally has a polar bear coat
I have a 15 yr old POA. He normally has a polar bear coat in the winter and sleek short coat in the summer. Last febuary he shed his neck and shoulder down to the bare skin. He grew hair back but it w… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
705 satisfied customers
Please recommend feeding and nutrition for an 1000 lb, 14 yr
Please recommend feeding and nutrition for an 1000 lb, 14 yr old mare with a 6 wk old foal. She is a quarter horse used for pleasure riding who has been pasture fed with the addition of 12% sweet feed… read more
Carl Meyer, DVM
Carl Meyer, DVM
Doctoral Degree
119 satisfied customers
gelding: pony..stones..he urinates normally, this was done 5 yrs ago
Hi, I have a white pony aged in his early 20's (gelding). He has been ridden lightly over the years. Hx. removed 3 urethral/bladder neck stones with laser therapy, successful as he urinates normally, … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
I have a 15 yr old QH gelding with the body condition of a
I have a 15 yr old QH gelding with the body condition of a 20+ horse. He is ribby with a large hay belly, depleated topline, and is quite hippy and holding no muscule or weight over his hindquarters. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
I recently rescued 4 horses from a group of 20 that were starving
I recently rescued 4 horses from a group of 20 that were starving and not taken care of for quite some time. I took the ones that would load up on their own. I built a pasture and a shelter with a cou… read more
Dr. Margo
Dr. Margo
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
432 satisfied customers
My horse grows hair like a gorilla. When I bought him last
My horse grows hair like a gorilla. When I bought him last July, I was told that he needs clipping every 4 weeks, but though an effort had been made, no cause had been discovered. My vet wants to test… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,204 satisfied customers
I have a 5 yr old anglo arab mare, who was born and raised
I have a 5 yr old anglo arab mare, who was born and raised here. She does not grow a winter coat! No one has heard of this before. My vet says she is very healthy but is just odd. We live in NJ. She h… read more
Donna C Smith
Donna C Smith
freelance writer/book author
Associate Degree
54 satisfied customers
Hi...I have two geldings, both about 18 years old...I recently
Hi...I have two geldings, both about 18 years old...I recently noticed they now really differ in the soft area just above the eye. The Arab/Quarter cross has significant bulging bilaterally, while the… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
DVM
981 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. B.

Dr. B.

Horse Veterinarian

1,204 satisfied customers

Board Certified Equine Surgeon, Lameness and Sports Medicine Specialist DVM, BSc

Dr. Goodall

Dr. Goodall

Horse Veterinarian

2 satisfied customers

BVMS and MRCVS

Dan C., DVM

Dan C., DVM

Horse Veterinarian

981 satisfied customers

Solo Equine Practitioner/Mobile Practice Owner for 16 years.

Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP

Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP

Veterinarian

9 satisfied customers

Horse Ownership, Veterinarian 9 years experience, DABVP Specialist Canine/Feline

Pet Doc

Pet Doc

Veterinarian

0 satisfied customers

BVSc

Dr. M.

Dr. M.

Board Certified Equine Surgeon

1,438 satisfied customers

Board certified surgeon, lameness and advanced imaging expert. 9 years experience.

Dr. Mike

Dr. Mike

Equine Veterinarian

536 satisfied customers

25 years in private equine practice.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x