Laminitis suspected in lame mare

Hi! I have a 20 year old mare which I have had since she was 3. I have been noticing that when she walks she is bobbing her neck. And she seems to have a different stance like her front legs are a little further ahead of her shoulders. She is also gimpy ...Hi! I have a 20 year old mare which I have had since she was 3. I have been noticing that when she walks she is bobbing her neck. And she seems to have a different stance like her front legs are a little further ahead of her shoulders. She is also gimpy ...

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What is involved in hernia surgery?

I recently bought an 8 month old QH colt. He is in poor shape overall. Slightly underweight but with a big abdomen. I am planning to worm him right away. He has a hernia slighly smaller than the size of my fist. I consulted the vet before buying him and was told ...I recently bought an 8 month old QH colt. He is in poor shape overall. Slightly underweight but with a big abdomen. I am planning to worm him right away. He has a hernia slighly smaller than the size of my fist. I consulted the vet before buying him and was told ...

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New Drug-Free Pain and Lameness Therapy for Horses Announced

EquiMend, a new drug-free pain and lameness treatment for horses, was introduced to the horse industry today, according to Access Equine Inc., an equine marketing firm.EquiMend, a new drug-free pain and lameness treatment for horses, was introduced to the horse industry today, according to Access Equine Inc., an equine marketing firm.

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Needs immunization schedule for 7 mo. old colt

I have a 7 month old buckskin that I am going to leave a stud. I would like to know what shots he has yet to have? And how often he is to be wormed. I live in southern Iowa and we are just getting into our winter season so he is still on pasture hay, and grain. Also recently on ...I have a 7 month old buckskin that I am going to leave a stud. I would like to know what shots he has yet to have? And how often he is to be wormed. I live in southern Iowa and we are just getting into our winter season so he is still on pasture hay, and grain. Also recently on ...

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Grandfather seeks advice on buying a foundered horse

I am looking at a pony (for my granddauther) that the owner says she has been founderd. She is 14 years old. My question ... is there any specal care or feeding involed in keeping the pony healthy.I am looking at a pony (for my granddauther) that the owner says she has been founderd. She is 14 years old. My question ... is there any specal care or feeding involed in keeping the pony healthy.

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First Aid for Tying-Up Syndrome

Simply defined, tying-up, (also known as exertional rhabdomyolitis), is a stiffening of the horse's muscles. He will appear stiff and stilted, often reluctant and unable to walk out normally. Severe cases can be frightening to observe.Simply defined, tying-up, (also known as exertional rhabdomyolitis), is a stiffening of the horse's muscles. He will appear stiff and stilted, often reluctant and unable to walk out normally. Severe cases can be frightening to observe.

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Fescue hay can cause late term pregnancy problems

How does fescue hay affect mares in late pregnancy?How does fescue hay affect mares in late pregnancy?

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New horse owners need winter feeding schedule

How much hay (Alfalfa/Grass mix) should we feed our two horses for the winter months? We are new horse owners living in south central Washington State, and have been ...How much hay (Alfalfa/Grass mix) should we feed our two horses for the winter months? We are new horse owners living in south central Washington State, and have been ...

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Bowded Tendons Rehab - Part 3 of 3

Widely accepted as the most practical and sensitive diagnostic tool available for defining the degree of tendon injury, diagnostic ultrasonography (DUS) has also proven invaluable for monitoring tendon repair and quick detection of re-injury.Widely accepted as the most practical and sensitive diagnostic tool available for defining the degree of tendon injury, diagnostic ultrasonography (DUS) has also proven invaluable for monitoring tendon repair and quick detection of re-injury.

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Underweight horse feeding schedule

I just bought a 16 yr old Arabian Mare who is about 500 lbs under weight. I have put her on a special diet to help her gain weight. It consists of as much ...I just bought a 16 yr old Arabian Mare who is about 500 lbs under weight. I have put her on a special diet to help her gain weight. It consists of as much ...

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