|PintoBean ||02-05-2011 08:31 PM |
I neeed help identifying my horse's symptoms!
Last Saturday my horse got back from his first equestrian team, which lasted a few days. Around Monday he started acting ill
some of his symptoms are:
- Nasal and eye Discharge ( clear)
He is still eating and drinking regularly, does not have a fever ( I have been taking his temperature everyday) and is not dehydrated. I think he may have Equine Influenza, but I'm not sure. Does anyone know what these symptoms could indicate or have experience with symptoms simliar?
Thank you so much!
|PintoTess ||02-05-2011 09:07 PM |
Im not quiet sure but could it be the early sings of strangles?
|PintoBean ||02-05-2011 09:10 PM |
I thought about that, but supposedly after about 4 days of being infected the horse is supposed to have swollen lymph nodes. But his are not swollen and it's been a week.
|PintoTess ||02-05-2011 09:16 PM |
Hmmmm, is he sore anywhere?
Or could it be that he is "Tying up"?
|PintoBean ||02-05-2011 11:43 PM |
Also he is spooking a lot more than usual
|dressagebelle ||02-05-2011 11:49 PM |
Tying up is something that happens suddenly, not over the course of a week. I'm thinking cold of some sort, or upper respitory infection. I would call a vet and let them know his symptoms, and see what they say.
|HowClever ||02-06-2011 01:00 AM |
Your horse needs to see a vet.
|Elana ||02-06-2011 07:57 AM |
Symptoms for a week need veterinary care. If you can afford Equestrian Team, you can afford a vet.
|qtrhrsecrazy ||02-06-2011 08:28 AM |
Agree... he needs a vet and appropriate meds
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