whats wrong with my horse? HELP - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 8 Old 07-11-2010, 11:09 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 2
• Horses: 0
Unhappy whats wrong with my horse? HELP

My horse, wendy, is salivateting severely, and shes been like this for 2 days, the saliva just keeps coming, and she is constantly drinking down her spit. I have given her a new salt block because she ate the other one up, and she is on pasture most of the day.Im worried something is wrong but I cannot figure out what. Help?
WendyGipperLover is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 Old 07-11-2010, 11:13 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: alberta
Posts: 2,747
• Horses: 1
Has she been eating a lot of clover? is there clover in her feild? Ive heard a fungus that grows on clover causes horses to drool a LOT, but isnt harmful.

If there are no horses in heaven... im not going.
ridergirl23 is offline  
post #3 of 8 Old 07-11-2010, 11:14 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 851
• Horses: 4
COuld be a number of things. My first thought is something wrong in the mouth like a sore or a bad tooth. I've seen horses salivate excessively from a serious mouth issue.
Could she be choking? Having a reaction to something?
I'd say call a vet and at least get an opinion....

~Lindsay~ Mom of 2, wife to the goldsmith, doula and childbirth educator in training, life-long horse dork
shesinthebarn is offline  
post #4 of 8 Old 07-11-2010, 11:19 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 2
• Horses: 0
Post

thanks, thats what I thought too, wioth the clover, but there isnt much clover in the field, but Im gonna keep her off the pasture a few days. and im gonna call my vet for his opinion tomorrow, and I just checked her mouth for sores and didnt find anything, but I got mu shirt full of drool
WendyGipperLover is offline  
post #5 of 8 Old 07-11-2010, 11:48 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 154
• Horses: 0
Could be ulcers.... or an over load of arsenic poisoning or magnesium.
Fluffy Pony is offline  
post #6 of 8 Old 07-11-2010, 11:57 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: CO
Posts: 5,061
• Horses: 5
It could be anything from an allergic reaction, to a mouth injury, to ulcers...if this has gone on for 2 days, I would say it is time to schedule an appointment with the vet...

"The ideal horseman has the courage of a lion, the patience of a saint, and the hands of a woman..."
mom2pride is offline  
post #7 of 8 Old 07-12-2010, 12:05 AM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Queensland, Australia.
Posts: 4,488
• Horses: 1
Agreed with M2P better safe then sorry anyway.
Posted via Mobile Device
ChingazMyBoy is offline  
post #8 of 8 Old 07-12-2010, 04:01 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 310
• Horses: 0
Foxtail? That will make horses drool excessively as well. Id be phoning the vet...
paint gurl 23 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.


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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
tell me whats wrong with this pic? EventersBabe Horse Riding Critique 12 05-07-2010 12:06 AM
Whats wrong with her? Barbaro4evr Horse Health 9 07-24-2009 09:03 AM
Whats wrong with my budgie? Saddlebred girl General Off Topic Discussion 4 05-03-2008 03:34 PM
Whats Wrong with me!! xkatex Horse Talk 1 03-14-2008 09:09 AM

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