Tumours? Swelling in the legs? Vet?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Tumours? Swelling in the legs? Vet?

This is a discussion on Tumours? Swelling in the legs? Vet? within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Powered by vBulletin horse health
  • Horse forums tumours

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By CLaPorte432

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-17-2012, 02:36 PM
  #1
Foal
Unhappy Tumours? Swelling in the legs? Vet?

"First of all the really swollen sheath, which is most likely melanomas, so basically tumors. I don't know if they are cancerous or not, but he also has lumps on his ankles, plus the one on his face. His hind legs have become really swollen."

That was described to me by the girl who now owns my horse. She is giving him back to me and I was wondering on what to do. I know he needs a vet, and I can get one, but I wanted to know if I should wrap his legs? Or put a blanket on him? Its winter right now. He is a hard keeper, and the barn I once had him at had terrible hay and he lost 300lbs in a month! Does this have to do with anything? He's been unable to get it back, course he may have gained more at his new home.
Also when I bought him, I rode him a lot more and was training too. He never got hurt while doing those things.

Any suggestions?

Before he lost the 300lbs


After -
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-17-2012, 04:10 PM
  #2
Foal
Anything?!
     
    11-17-2012, 04:23 PM
  #3
Yearling
Have him vetted. What is his age? How are his teeth?.....Don't know if he has an underlying health issue and if part of his weight loss is due to that or just not being properly cared for. All I can say is have him vetted.
     
    11-17-2012, 04:27 PM
  #4
Trained
I think you need a new weight tape, he doesnt look like he has lost 100 pounds, let alone 300. There isnt a real noticable difference.

And you need a vet. Period.
Posted via Mobile Device
NBEventer likes this.
     

Tags
care, horse health, thoroughbred, vet?

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
swelling in back legs (pasterns) TbLover Horse Health 5 02-27-2012 04:36 PM
Swelling in hind legs... should I be worried? ohmyitschelle Horse Health 7 08-24-2011 01:38 AM
Swelling in hind legs (This one's different) Tokoneki Horse Health 0 08-20-2011 12:42 AM
Swelling in back legs Hunter_Jumper_88 Horse Health 0 06-29-2011 07:54 PM
Swelling in hind legs 3neighs Horse Health 10 06-28-2009 10:04 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0