Reaction to Joint Injection?

My barrel horse suffered a fractured extensor process in 1998. After stall confinement (6 months) and therapeutic shoeing he returned to almost 100% soundness. In August of 2001, I felt that he needed to have the joint injected. This ...My barrel horse suffered a fractured extensor process in 1998. After stall confinement (6 months) and therapeutic shoeing he returned to almost 100% soundness. In August of 2001, I felt that he needed to have the joint injected. This ...

Chronic draining tract

We have a 15 yr old Fjord gelding who was treated 4 yrs ago for a "chronic draining tract" located on the mid-line of the abdomen, about 10" in front of the sheath. It healed but reopened once - was treated and it healed again. Then, about a year later it again opened. It ...We have a 15 yr old Fjord gelding who was treated 4 yrs ago for a "chronic draining tract" located on the mid-line of the abdomen, about 10" in front of the sheath. It healed but reopened once...

Marbles

Would you please address the use of 'marbles' in mares as a form of equine contraception? Is it safe? Is it effective? How long can they be used? When should they be placed? MayWould you please address the use of 'marbles' in mares as a form of equine contraception? Is it safe? Is it effective? How long can they be used? When should they be placed? May

Pastured horse

I recently relocated my horse to a pasture from a 24/7 stall. The pasture has some clover in it as well as vegetation indigenous to the Gulf coastal area of ...I recently relocated my horse to a pasture from a 24/7 stall. The pasture has some clover in it as well as vegetation indigenous to the Gulf coastal area of ...

Anterior deviation of the deep flexeral tendon??

I have a 14 month old Belgian colt. He is 15.8 hands and weighs close to 1,000 lbs. already- he was a very fast grower and now has severe problems with his legs. His legs buckle forward at the ankles ...I have a 14 month old Belgian colt. He is 15.8 hands and weighs close to 1,000 lbs. already- he was a very fast grower and now has severe problems with his legs. His legs buckle forward at the ankles ...

Signs of a mare foaling

My mare is pregnant with her second foal. Calculating the due date at 340 days, she should deliver on or around June 1st. She is showing signs that make her look like she will have it any day now. She has elongated, bagging up, but not waxing ...My mare is pregnant with her second foal. Calculating the due date at 340 days, she should deliver on or around June 1st. She is showing signs that make her look like she will have it any day now. She has elongated, bagging up, but not waxing ...

Scabs with hair loss on body.

My mare is 4 years old almost 5. I live in Oregon. She is stabled indoors and gets to go out in an indoor arena only when it is raining like it is right now. My problem with her is that she has small scabs about the size of a large pin head coming off her skin with the hair attached to it. You can feel the bumps and as soon as you run your nail over them the scab and hair comes off.My mare is 4 years old almost 5. I live in Oregon. She is stabled indoors and gets to go out in an indoor arena...

How do I wean my horse onto pasture grass?

My horse is a 6 year old TB Mare. She has been boarded out at the stable where she was born all her life. The pasture there is bare of any grass. She receives Hay thrown out each day to forage on.My horse is a 6 year old TB Mare. She has been boarded out at the stable where she was born all her life. The pasture there is bare of any grass. She receives Hay thrown out each day to forage on.

Girthing problem

When I put the girth on my Thoroughbred gelding, he rather suddenly looks sleepy and will fall if I don't walk him off smartly and wake him up. His eyes are half closed, he looks drugged, staggers and almost falls. As soon as I tap him with a ...When I put the girth on my Thoroughbred gelding, he rather suddenly looks sleepy and will fall if I don't walk him off smartly and wake him up. His eyes are half closed, he looks drugged, staggers and almost falls. As soon as I tap him with a ...

Bats biting horses!!!

I live in Mazatlan, Mexico. We have horses close to the beach and a rocky outcropping with caves housing bats. These bats "attack" the horses on a nightly basis. We were advised to use "petroleo" on them, but the bats simply bite somewhere else. As our business is guiding ...I live in Mazatlan, Mexico. We have horses close to the beach and a rocky outcropping with caves housing bats. These bats "attack" the horses on a nightly basis. We were advised to use...