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  1. Horse Health
    Hello, about a week ago I had to take an emergency trip to the vets. My horse, in the middle of eating his grain, stopped eating, stretched his neck out and started pawing then coughing and then he went down and started rolling. I call the vet and he said it sounded like colic or choking and...
  2. Horse Nutrition
    Hello. I just got my first horse and she has problems with choke, well the first time she did it, I did not know she has any problems and it scared me to death, anyway we got it under control now and know how to prevent it and everything. Since then, (about 2 months ago) she has been losing a...
  3. Horse Health
    I noticed just today while I was filling his water bucket that he was doing this weird, long 'yawn' looking thing with his mouth, but he was curling his tongue around in a weird way. At first I just thought he had to yawn really bad, bu he kept doing it! I've never seen him do this, and I...
  4. Horse Health
    We bought a 9yr Arabian about 2 months ago whom had been on pasture only for about a year and he looked pretty healthy, just needed a little weight on him. Well we feed our others grain with minerals every other day to every third day with free pasture on 6 acres and started him on the same...
  5. Horse Health
    okay so my 5 year old paint, choked 11 months ago and we were at the vet so he delt with it. but when we got home and the months fallowing he would eat his grain fast, and i had it in a big 75gallon water trough, and he still acted like he would choke on it and i gave him handfulls at a time so...
  6. Horse Health
    I am looking for some hope in the recovery of my Spotted Saddle horse who has been struggling in his fight with pneumonia for 11 days now. He means the world to me and I do not want to lose him. I know he has been given a very slim chance of survival but I am still hoping for the best and I am...
  7. Horse Boarding
    Hi, ok, so I board my two horses. The fella that runs the stable is pretty nice, checks on all the horses several times a day. My dilemma: I would feel better if he didn't feed my horses peppermints all the time. They're my horses, I should be able to tell him my preferences, right? And I dont...
  8. Horse Health
    About a week ago I got a phone call from my friend at the barn saying that Jack was choking and I needed to call the vet immediately. He was seriously choking for about an hour (fluids exiting the mouth and nostrils) and about 15 minutes prior to the vet getting there he seemed to have passed...
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