Colustrum

I have a broodmare who is due any day now, and I had a question about her. She's been waxed up for well over a week, and today her milk is coming out in a steady stream. I'm worried that she might lose to much of her milk. Is there anything ...I have a broodmare who is due any day now, and I had a question about her. She's been waxed up for well over a week, and today her milk is coming out in a steady stream. I'm worried that she might lose to much of her milk. Is there anything ...

Parasite control

Could you tell me what would be the proper worming schedule, and which wormers to rotate, and how often? I was recently told that one tube of zimectrin or strongaid is not ...Could you tell me what would be the proper worming schedule, and which wormers to rotate, and how often? I was recently told that one tube of zimectrin or strongaid is not ...

Equine choking

One day at work, one of our former boarders drove up and asked me if I'd help him give his 5 year old mare an oral medication. On the way over to his new barn I asked what was ...One day at work, one of our former boarders drove up and asked me if I'd help him give his 5 year old mare an oral medication. On the way over to his new barn I asked what was ...

Very old wound

One year ago I was presented with a very nice buckskin gelding, with one exception. When he was nine months old he was run through a fence and cut under his right "forearm" area and back 24 inches. All but the ...One year ago I was presented with a very nice buckskin gelding, with one exception. When he was nine months old he was run through a fence and cut under his right "forearm" area and back 24 inches. All but the ...

Pregnant mare colics

I live in Alaska and we have had a good riding season this year. Now fall is almost done and I am sad to see Winter around the corner, really we will have snow before Halloween. My quarter horse coliced on the 18th of this ...I live in Alaska and we have had a good riding season this year. Now fall is almost done and I am sad to see Winter around the corner, really we will have snow before Halloween. My quarter horse coliced on the 18th of this ...

Bedding

Found your article on the Horse City website. Early this year my mare developed hives; at first the hives would come and go. She was at my cutting trainers, who used pellets in his stalls. They put her in an outside pen, but on the really rainy days she was put in at night because the pens were very muddy.

Ulcers?

I recently bought a barrel horse. He is super nice, but had lost a lot of weight with his previous owner. She mentioned that he had a case of stomach ulcers when she had him. I am not familiar with treating this nor what may have caused them.I recently bought a barrel horse. He is super nice, but had lost a lot of weight with his previous owner. She mentioned that he had a case of stomach ulcers when she had him. I am not familiar with treating this nor what may have caused them.

Suspensory ligament injury

A good friend of mine has a thoroughbred gelding who is 17 years old and has a torn suspensory ligament. Apparently, it is completely torn.A good friend of mine has a thoroughbred gelding who is 17 years old and has a torn suspensory ligament. Apparently, it is completely torn.

Lump on neck

I noticed a quarter-sixed circle of flies on my horse's neck about 3 weeks ago. Presently, the spot where the flies were conjigating has swelled to a 3 inch diameter welt, and the flies have began...I noticed a quarter-sixed circle of flies on my horse's neck about 3 weeks ago. Presently, the spot where the flies were conjigating has swelled to a 3 inch diameter welt, and the flies have began...

Breeding the much older mare

At what age should a mare no longer be bred? A local mare had her first, and only foal so far, at the age of 5 or 6. She is now 25 years old and has been bred for a second time. Is this ...At what age should a mare no longer be bred? A local mare had her first, and only foal so far, at the age of 5 or 6. She is now 25 years old and has been bred for a second time. Is this ...