Anerisym

I recently had a terrible experience with a mare I've had for years. She was 17 and died unexpectedly. We had an autopsy done on her and the vet determined the cause of death to be an anerisym. Can ...I recently had a terrible experience with a mare I've had for years. She was 17 and died unexpectedly. We had an autopsy done on her and the vet determined the cause of death to be an anerisym. Can ...

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Lameness (or flexion) tests

I am in the process of purchasing a horse and have done pre-purchase vet checks on two that failed their flexion tests. One had both front ankles fail, which he appeared to show no lameness when longed afterwards.I am in the process of purchasing a horse and have done pre-purchase vet checks on two that failed their flexion tests. One had both front ankles fail, which he appeared to show no lameness when longed afterwards.

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Torn Groin Muscle - How long to heal?

My barrel horse tore her groin muscle(s) at a barrel race 5 weeks ago. The vet at the race said that she had never seen a horse bleed so bad internally. We were forced to stay at the ...My barrel horse tore her groin muscle(s) at a barrel race 5 weeks ago. The vet at the race said that she had never seen a horse bleed so bad internally. We were forced to stay at the ...

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Wobbles

I have a 7 month old Running Quarter Horse colt that had knee surgery for D.O.D about two months ago. He is now showing signs of possible wobbles. I started feeding pelleted feed which is a 50/50 mix with no ...I have a 7 month old Running Quarter Horse colt that had knee surgery for D.O.D about two months ago. He is now showing signs of possible wobbles. I started feeding pelleted feed which is a 50/50 mix with no ...

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Hoof problem

I have a yearling colt with, what I am told, is an unusual problem. His left hind hoof is growing - shearing to the inside. The hoof is growing at an angle so that when he is led away from you, you can see that the inside of the hoof doesn't even touch the ground at all times.I have a yearling colt with, what I am told, is an unusual problem. His left hind hoof is growing - shearing to the inside. The hoof is growing at an angle so that when he is led away from you, you can see that the inside of the hoof doesn't even touch the ground at all times.

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Respiratory problem with underweight mare

Back in April I purchased a 4 y/o Thoroughbred mare that was underweight. I rode her and checked her over really good. She appeared to be okay when I got her expect for the ...Back in April I purchased a 4 y/o Thoroughbred mare that was underweight. I rode her and checked her over really good. She appeared to be okay when I got her expect for the ...

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Splint advice

My name is Casey and I am writing to you for my horse, Darin. He is a 9 yr. old Morgan gelding on which we just discovered splints. The owner of the barn where I board him ...My name is Casey and I am writing to you for my horse, Darin. He is a 9 yr. old Morgan gelding on which we just discovered splints. The owner of the barn where I board him ...

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Question on EPM

I have recently had my barrel horse diagnosed with EPM and is now going through treatment for this parasite. My question is this: the veterinarian treating him is giving him a five day ...I have recently had my barrel horse diagnosed with EPM and is now going through treatment for this parasite. My question is this: the veterinarian treating him is giving him a five day ...

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Bandaging

I have heard mixed reviews on the pros and cons of bandaging. Some research shows that stable bandages offer no support to tendon and ...I have heard mixed reviews on the pros and cons of bandaging. Some research shows that stable bandages offer no support to tendon and ...

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My horses health

I have a 17 year old QH that eats really slow. We had his teeth floated and checked by a vet and nothing was wrong with his teeth. He eats almost like he doesn't like his food.I have a 17 year old QH that eats really slow. We had his teeth floated and checked by a vet and nothing was wrong with his teeth. He eats almost like he doesn't like his food.

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