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  1. Horse Health
    Hello all, I am posting on account of the recent new report stating that a horse was diagnosed with Hendra in NSW recently. I googled the symptoms of this virus, and they sound very similar to what was going on with our 17 year old thoroughbred who suddenly passed away a couple of weeks ago...
  2. Horse Breeds
    Hello everyone! I have a question about a horse we recently got. Her name is Maria Del Poco.... She is AQHA. I have been hearing some horrifying stories of a disease that may run in her bloodline. She is 9 years old and looks very healthy. She is VERY sweet and follows me around like a puppy...
  3. Horse Health
    help me please!:-( my horse has a lump going from the bottom of her ears to her throat. she has it on both sides of her face. it is hard. my horse is stabled at night and in the field in the morning. when i take her in at night it is huge and by the morning it is gone! the worst thing is -my...
  4. Horse Health
    Hey all! So I recently moved my horse to a new barn and the day after he got off the trailer I noticed this new growth of stuff on his back leg. It's only on the one leg, only in this one spot and it hasnt really changed in the last 3 weeks. He's out in a dry paddock (we live in colorado) so...
  5. Horse Health
    My 12 year old Appaloosa mare just started to get balding patches on her cheeckbones and on other parts of her face. I was curious as to if this was a disease or just something Appaloosas can get. She is our first Appaloosa and we have only had her for about six months. Please help, anything is...
  6. Horse Health
    I'm buying my first horse this summer and want to know what I should vaccinate him (gelding) against. I live in Nova Scotia. Could someone also tell me the most common horse illness', diseases, etc. And the deadly ones. Thanks. I really want to make sure im vaccinating him against the mot...
  7. Horse Health
    Hi, A few weeks ago we moved my horse back to our old barn after boarding at a different barn for about 6 months. Not long afterwards (a few weeks maybe) I had him on cross ties and noticed that he was not passing very much poo at all, but what was there looked quite normal. He is a 15 y/o...
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