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I as given her 6 months ago, she was badly over weight so
I as given her 6 months ago, she was badly over weight so has been on light exercise. Recently she has shown signs of stiffness in back hocks and now has swollen hock with fluid lumps but no heat, hav… read more
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Hey Dr. Dan! I've got a boarder's horse that came up lame
Hey Dr. Dan! I've got a boarder's horse that came up lame in the left front and slightly lethargic. He's 16-17 years old and first time I've given the spring shots their horses. He had a little reacti… read more
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I do not know much about horses however that did not keep me
I do not know much about horses however that did not keep me from ending up with 2 beautiful Girls. One is now 17 years old and because of my ignorance she is fat, I had no idea that horses can get fa… read more
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Horse has dime sized lesions, all yellow gooey. Lives with
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I have a small farm with 21 horses on it in various size pastures,
I have a small farm with 21 horses on it in various size pastures, at this time of year there is no grass to speak of and we have had a lot of snow. The horses have begun to destroy my fences (old woo… read more
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My horse was so nice when I first got her and now she has gotten
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we have just bought an 11-year old quarterhorse that is supposedly
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So I have been asked to start 2 3 year old quarter horses.
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SusieL, MS
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Hi, I need help convincing a guy friend that it is not in my
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Have a 3 year old gelding very well started, But he got lazy on reining and cantering, i bought spurs only used them during reining worked great 4 a day 2 days later hard mouthed and wont slow canter … read more
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I am looking for a companion pony for my 16.2 cob gelding.
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frontline product and /permethrine/permethian were tried for
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warmblood: length from butt bar to manger is 83 inches 7 ft
is a stall length of 9 1/2 ft enough for a warmblood with a head area of 2ft 9 inches over a built in manger I read that the length should be 10 ft. The length from butt bar to manger is 83 inches 7 f… read more
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I have a 2.5yr old Paint horse, that was greenly broken in
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SusieL, MS
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QUARTER HORSE: RUBBING..TAIL..WE HAVE GIVEN HIM wormer..POWDER
MY QUARTER HORSE GELDING IS 28 YRS OLD. hE IS RUBBING HIS NECK , BACK , RUMP, AND TAIL AREA. WE HAVE GIVEN HIM WORMER, AND DELOUSE POWDER. WE HAVE INSPECTED HIM FOR BUMPS OR ANYTHING THAT WOULD BE OBV… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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this may not be a question for a veterinarian but if you have
this may not be a question for a veterinarian but if you have any input i have an eleven year old mare who rears and pulls back when tied as far as we can see theres nothing to spook her . she just st… read more
Donna C Smith
Donna C Smith
equine journalist and author
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My new horse has been cribbing. I have read various reasons
My new horse has been cribbing. I have read various reasons for why horses crib including diet. What are your thoughts on how best to curb this behavior? He is a 16 year old TB… read more
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