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my horse tore his right menicus a little over a year ago.
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Hi! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am in Australia. I have a quarter
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One of my horses back legs at the fetlock is clicking and is
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Hi I h ve an 8 yr old paint gelding that came from ND..had
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