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My 4 year old mini donkey is limping on front right for about
My 4 year old mini donkey is limping on front right for about a week. Farrier trimmed and did not see an hoof issues, used hoof tester. Vet went through entire front end and did not get sensitivity in… read more
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My horse injured his shoulder about a month ago. I rested
My horse injured his shoulder about a month ago. I rested him and now when I ride he cannot lope to the right. He trots in the back and then will break back into a trot and not want to lope. He does n… read more
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Dr. Steve
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My 20 year old mare has been limping. At first I thought it
My 20 year old mare has been limping. At first I thought it was due to a shoulder strain from a sudden stop while trailering. Now, her shoulder seems better, but there is tenderness and swelling on to… read more
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My mare is 12 yes old and 2 months ago I found her down, hung
My mare is 12 yes old and 2 months ago I found her down, hung up in a panel. She was down about 3 he's is the best guess. She was flat on her back at the hips with her rear legs through the 3rd rung o… read more
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I am concerned that my 20 year old gelding may have foundered.
I am concerned that my 20 year old gelding may have foundered. We have been treating a condition called "scratches" on his hind legs and have been giving him grain to keep him still while scrubbing an… read more
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Dr. Scott
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Our horse has dislocated his front left shoulder, it has come
Our horse has dislocated his front left shoulder, it has come out of the socket and has been hanging limp for almost 2 days, he cannot lift of move the leg at all nor put any weight on it. He stands o… read more
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My horse BJ is sometimes lame in his left front foot. He will
My horse BJ is sometimes lame in his left front foot. He will stand with the foor pointed out in front of the right one. It is not an abcest . I get bute from my Vet. The bute will work and sometimes … read more
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My geldings frog was receding so my farrier put a set of plates
My gelding's frog was receding so my farrier put a set of plates on his front feet along with shoes and we shot some antibiotic caulking inside also. He walked just fine. Now that they have been on fo… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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two weeks ago I worked my 15 yr old gelding through all his
two weeks ago I worked my 15 yr old gelding through all his paces, everything normal. At the end of our work out he stumbled and seemed to favour his front right immediantly afterwards. I longed him a… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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horse: his left front foot he limps on not all the time..frog..trimmed
I have a horse that his left front foot he limps on not all the time but most of the time we have checked his frog and have his fet trimmed. He will be fine for about three weeks then he will go to li… read more
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Dr. B.
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stallion: his spine causing hind limb ataxia..xrays..comfortable
my grey stallion has melanomas in his spine causing hind limb ataxia. he has now gone lame on his off fore and is swinging the leg out from the shoulder,nerve block indicated foot lameness but xrays w… read more
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my mare ran through a fence about 8 weeks ago leaving some
my mare ran through a fence about 8 weeks ago leaving some deep cuts to the front of her off side hock.i treated the wound with my vets help using introcite gel and regular bandaging along with a coar… read more
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horse: 10 yrs old..farrier..riden he seemed to be limp
Hi My horse is 10 yrs old, he had a stone bruise about 8 weeks ago in his front right foot. The farrier scrapped what he could. We let him rest for a few weeks but when riden he seemed to be limp. He … read more
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Keith Taraba, DVM
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Thoroughbred: farrier..right hind..left hind leg..gone lame and limps
My Thoroughbred horse got his shoed about a week ago and our farrier changed his shoes. He used to have a wedge pad and now he has a flat pad and a roller shoe. 2 days after he got shoed he started go… read more
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horse: Vet thinks..farrier..putting natural balance shoes..bothering
I am having a time of it........My horse has been missing a step. The Vet thinks this might be due to problems in her hoof. When she was standing for the farrier ( he was putting natural balance shoes… read more
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Hi, My 16.22hh IShorse lame on what appears the front right.
Hi, My 16.22hh IShorse lame on what appears the front right. Before xmas:lame 3 months on what appeared the front right (low grade) but was an abscess on the back left that was found at a shoeing..com… read more
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gelding: lame..He started out by just limping, then would not walk
my son's 18 year old gelding, came up lame a week ago. He started out by just limping, then would not walk on it at all. (front right) for one day he did not want to stand much, but could get himself … read more
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quarter horse: past 2weeks he hasnt been his normal self..vet came
We have just purchased a May 2007 quarter horse stud about 3-4 weeks ago. For the past 2weeks he hasn't been his normal self. A vet came out and said that he is foundered. He was limping around and ju… read more
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