Weaknesses - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 11-09-2008, 07:51 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: PA
Posts: 1,205
• Horses: 3
Weaknesses

okay now im realy worried . . . My gelding had lyme over a month ago and has been off his doxy for like 3 weeks now . . . And now he seems to be weak in his rear . . . The other day he slipped in the feild (running down the hill) and today in the feild he layed down to roll and couldnt get up again . . . He struggled for a min and then when our boarder went over to try and help him up he struggled back up to his feet . . . And I've noticed that when he's just standing and eating hay or somthing instead of having his feet anywhere close to square he's been bringing his hind legs in and under his belly and closer to his fronts . . . You think he hurt his back or pulled somthing in his hind legs???

-L'eggo My Eggo "Eggo" - 9 yr Belgian Draft X Quarter Horse Gelding
-Frequent Flyer "Jett"- 9yr Belgian Sporthorse
-Dusty Doc Lou "Dusty" - R.I.P
amandaandeggo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 11-09-2008, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: PA
Posts: 1,205
• Horses: 3
or anything else???

-L'eggo My Eggo "Eggo" - 9 yr Belgian Draft X Quarter Horse Gelding
-Frequent Flyer "Jett"- 9yr Belgian Sporthorse
-Dusty Doc Lou "Dusty" - R.I.P
amandaandeggo is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 11-09-2008, 08:56 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Southern Ohio
Posts: 672
• Horses: 6
First thing first, I know nothing of lyme in horses as I have never dealt with it before. I do know that if he will not put weight on his hind end, then something is sore. The question is what and why. I will try to do some research on lyme in horses a little later tonight and see if maybe I can come up with some sort of answer...

You know how to make a miniature horse even smaller? Leave them in the dryer a little longer!
"Don't ever regret something that once made you smile"
minihorse927 is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 11-09-2008, 11:11 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: East Texas
Posts: 1,893
• Horses: 5
You need to contact your vet immediately and schedule a recheck. It is possible that there is something more than lymes going on or that your horse has injured himself, but whatever the case you need to get treatment ASAP.

Cindy D.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Ryle is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 11-10-2008, 06:02 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: PA
Posts: 1,205
• Horses: 3
okay so he can back up and take a turn tight circles to both sides

-L'eggo My Eggo "Eggo" - 9 yr Belgian Draft X Quarter Horse Gelding
-Frequent Flyer "Jett"- 9yr Belgian Sporthorse
-Dusty Doc Lou "Dusty" - R.I.P
amandaandeggo is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 11-11-2008, 11:51 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: East Texas
Posts: 1,893
• Horses: 5
Still you need to have your vet back out ASAP. Your horse has been treated for a disease and now that you have stopped treatment he is showing some very not normal symptoms. You need an assessment and appropriate treatment plan before he falls and hurts himself or you or he gets down and can't get back up when no one is around to help him and ends up hurting himself while struggling.

Cindy D.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Ryle is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome