Weight tape useful in determining where to go with weight gain

The horse is a white arabian, possible quarter horse cross. I just can't get her to gainweight like I want her to. She came to me skin and bones and in foal. I gave her a loving home and feed her 1lb calf manna each day 2 scoops sweet feed and 12-12minerals. She looks fine ...The horse is a white arabian, possible quarter horse cross. I just can't get her to gainweight like I want her to. She came to me skin and bones and in foal. I gave her a loving home and feed her 1lb calf manna each day 2 scoops sweet feed and 12-12minerals. She looks fine ...

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What is a 'normal' temperature for a horse?

Our horse was sick today and the vet came out and said he was running a fevor of 102. What is the normal temp for a horse?Our horse was sick today and the vet came out and said he was running a fevor of 102. What is the normal temp for a horse?

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Lump under jaw concern owner

I have been putting my 11 yr. old quarter horse-appaloosa gelding in the barn at night with our other horses, to get ready for the colder weather and snow this winter.I have been putting my 11 yr. old quarter horse-appaloosa gelding in the barn at night with our other horses, to get ready for the colder weather and snow this winter.

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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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