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        11-15-2011, 01:10 PM
    Please help I need advice

    My 25-27 year old gelding has always had leg problems. But lately it seems worse. He stopped being ride able a few months ago. Now it seems to cause him a little pain to walk. He constantly trips on everything. I am worried about him and this winter. Is there anything I can do to help him and make the pain go away?

    P.S. Its both of his back legs.
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        11-15-2011, 01:15 PM
    He may need something for pain which gets hard on the stomach, or a joint supplement. Best to let your vet decide.
        11-15-2011, 01:21 PM
    Talk to your vet. Your horse may not be able to go through another hard winter.
        11-15-2011, 04:06 PM
    Could be anything, most likely arthritis. Have the vet out to either discuss pain management options or euthanize him.

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