Foal Diarrhea

We have a five-week old QH colt. He has had diarrhea for almost two weeks. He is not dehydrated. He has a lot of energy. His dam gives a lot of milk and he is nibbling at both feed and hay ...We have a five-week old QH colt. He has had diarrhea for almost two weeks. He is not dehydrated. He has a lot of energy. His dam gives a lot of milk and he is nibbling at both feed and hay ...

Photo sensitivity

I bought a four-year-old paint gelding this winter and took him immediately to a professional trainer. When I went by the barn yesterday the trainer pointed out how his muzzle and the white on his neck was blistered and scabby but healing ...I bought a four-year-old paint gelding this winter and took him immediately to a professional trainer. When I went by the barn yesterday the trainer pointed out how his muzzle and the white on his neck was blistered and scabby but healing ...

Azoturia – tying up

I have a mare that ties up quite consistantly. We have just cut her back to only bermuda grass, no alfalfa, no timothy. She gets one can of Power glo with her supplements, glucosamine, chondrotin, DMG, MSM, trypothan, and ACCEL. In addition, she recieves ...I have a mare that ties up quite consistantly. We have just cut her back to only bermuda grass, no alfalfa, no timothy. She gets one can of Power glo with her supplements, glucosamine, chondrotin, DMG, MSM, trypothan, and ACCEL. In addition,...

Hives!

I have a two year old mare that I just purchased. She is a conformation mare. I bought her to show. She has come down with a bad case of the Hives.I have a two year old mare that I just purchased. She is a conformation mare. I bought her to show. She has come down with a bad case of the Hives.

What is the “Normal” time before delivery for a maiden mare to “bag up”?

I have a 13 year-old maiden mare that should be due the first week of May (for the 338-342 day mark). At this point she is showing very little udder development. She does have a large abdomen (and was confirmed in foal in Nov). I do not believe she has been ...I have a 13 year-old maiden mare that should be due the first week of May (for the 338-342 day mark). At this point she is showing very little udder development. She does have a large abdomen (and was confirmed...

Thyroid question

I have a question about my horse. She has a knot in her throat/neck. I was told it was a thyroid gland and I was just wondering what exactly what the thyroid gland is, what it looks like and where it is located. And if this could be dangerous ...I have a question about my horse. She has a knot in her throat/neck. I was told it was a thyroid gland and I was just wondering what exactly what the thyroid gland is, what it looks like and where it is located. And if this could be dangerous ...

Is it poisonous….

We've been thinking about planting blue bonnets on our ranch. In our researching we have read in one article that said they are poisonous to horses and cattle and in another article it said horses and cattle will not eat blue bonnets. Do you know if they are poisonous or not?We've been thinking about planting blue bonnets on our ranch. In our researching we have read in one article that said they are poisonous to horses and cattle and in another article it said horses and cattle will not eat...

At what age should my stallion be to begin breeding?

I have an 11 month old stallion that I am keeping for breeding. I was going to wait until he was 2 years, but I have some friends who would like to breed now. Is he capable? All his parts are in place and he looks well developed. He seems to be interested.I have an 11 month old stallion that I am keeping for breeding. I was going to wait until he was 2 years, but I have some friends who would like to breed now. Is he capable? All his parts are in place and he looks well developed. He seems to...

Intestinal Adhesions

I have a 16 year old Arabian mare who had surgery for colic on March 31. She was diagnosed with enteritis on March 27 and was treated with fluids, but on March 31, her condition got worse. The veterinarians recommended either surgery or euthanasia. ...I have a 16 year old Arabian mare who had surgery for colic on March 31. She was diagnosed with enteritis on March 27 and was treated with fluids, but on March 31, her condition got worse. The veterinarians recommended either surgery or...

Low thyroid … environmental link?

Since last fall 4 horses, geldings and mares, aged 10-14 years, Arabians, arabian crosses, and QHs have come up with low thyroid levels. They also had low white blood cell counts, low red blood cell counts, and high glucose levels. They had muscle wasting along the ...Since last fall 4 horses, geldings and mares, aged 10-14 years, Arabians, arabian crosses, and QHs have come up with low thyroid levels. They also had low white blood cell counts, low red blood cell counts, and high glucose...