Seeks advice for broodmare with extensive damage to hind leg

I recently purchased a AQHA broodmare. The veterinariian certified her sound for breeding. I didn't acutally purchase her, I purchased two breedings with the breeders stallion. So, Bonnie is 18yr old. She was a training horse until her accident when she was 12 yrs. Sad story, barb wire. ..I recently purchased a AQHA broodmare. The veterinariian certified her sound for breeding. I didn't acutally purchase her, I purchased two breedings with the breeders stallion. So, Bonnie is 18yr old. She was a training horse until her accident when she was 12 yrs. Sad story, barb wire. ..

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Cataract or ulcer?

I thinnk my horse is getting a cataract in his one eye. What can I do?I thinnk my horse is getting a cataract in his one eye. What can I do?

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Dental Disease in Geriatric Horses ... Part 3

Partial elongations of the teeth at either end of the cheek arcade are referred to as hooks (pointed down, Figure 1) or ramps (pointed up). These abnormalities develop when a portion of the tooth's occlusal surface does not contact ...Partial elongations of the teeth at either end of the cheek arcade are referred to as hooks (pointed down, Figure 1) or ramps (pointed up). These abnormalities develop when a portion of the tooth's occlusal surface does not contact ...

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What do horses 'see'?

I have a question about horses eyesight. I was recently told that horses see objects 10x there size, I've asked a few of my friends with horses and have gotten different responses. I've been around horses for a long time and have never heard of anything like this ..... Have you?I have a question about horses eyesight. I was recently told that horses see objects 10x there size, I've asked a few of my friends with horses and have gotten different responses. I've been around horses for a long time and have never heard of anything like this ..... Have you?

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Pigeon Fever ... causes and prevention discussed.

Have you heard of Pigeon fever? The horses swell up in various sights with abcsesses, large ones! Is their any prevention? What is the best treatment?Have you heard of Pigeon fever? The horses swell up in various sights with abcsesses, large ones! Is their any prevention? What is the best treatment?

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Clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of Sinusitis explained

Sinusitis means that there is an inflammation or infection of a sinus cavity. While there are other sinuses in the body this article will restrict itself to the paranasal sinuses. The paranasal (meaning near the nose) sinuses are all located in the head of the horse and in this article when I say sinus (which they are most commonly referred to as) I am referring to the paranasal sinuses. Horses have five sinuses of which the maxillary is the largest. All these sinuses are located in the upper part of the head just below and above the eyes. The sinuses are the ...Sinusitis means that there is an inflammation or infection of a sinus cavity. While there are other sinuses in the body this article will restrict itself to the paranasal sinuses. The paranasal (meaning near the nose) sinuses are all located in the head of the horse and in this article when I say sinus (which they are most commonly referred to as) I am referring to the paranasal sinuses. Horses have five sinuses of which the maxillary is the largest. All these sinuses are located in the upper part of the head just below and above the eyes. The sinuses are the ...

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Maintenance of COPD diagnosed stallion discussed

We have a 16 yr QH stallion that was diagonsed with COPD about 3 years ago. Last summer he was pasture breeding and luckily we noticed him. He had an impaction of grass in his throat. The vet came and got it out. He has a hard time drinking water ...We have a 16 yr QH stallion that was diagonsed with COPD about 3 years ago. Last summer he was pasture breeding and luckily we noticed him. He had an impaction of grass in his throat. The vet came and got it out. He has a hard time drinking water ...

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Unexplained disease takes life of 11 year old pony.

My pony showed signs of lathargy, and just not seeming right on Oct.6th. On Oct. 9th one vet who never came up, on the phone said the pony had founder because of all the rain we had. On and around the 9th, I called another vet after finding a sore on her mouth. This vet said that it was an absces from biting her lip. On the 18th I found my pony laying in the ...My pony showed signs of lathargy, and just not seeming right on Oct.6th. On Oct. 9th one vet who never came up, on the phone said the pony had founder because of all the rain we had. On and around the 9th, I called another vet after finding a sore on her mouth. This vet said that it was an absces from biting her lip. On the 18th I found my pony laying in the ...

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Shoulder injury concerns owner of Appy mare

I have a Appaloosa mare who had a baby about 9 months ago. Her baby kicked her in her shoulder and she has been limping and I was wondering if she will ever be 100% sound? If you have any thoughts please write me back.I have a Appaloosa mare who had a baby about 9 months ago. Her baby kicked her in her shoulder and she has been limping and I was wondering if she will ever be 100% sound? If you have any thoughts please write me back.

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4 yr. old colt has unexplained swelling under his jaw ...

I have a question concerning one of my friends horses. She has a colt that she's been training, I believe he's around 4 years old. This horse has had a swelling under his jaws. When she took him to the vet, he just told them he had an infection, & gave them some antibiotics ...I have a question concerning one of my friends horses. She has a colt that she's been training, I believe he's around 4 years old. This horse has had a swelling under his jaws. When she took him to the vet, he just told them he had an infection, & gave them some antibiotics ...

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