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  1. Horse Health
    Hi everyone, This is my first post here on horse forums and I apologize in advance it is quite long. A QUICK BACKGROUND: We picked up a young horse late 2018. A lady I have known for some time was a breeder going out of business and she could no longer take care of the horses. She needed to...
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    I am dealing with a stifle injury in the left hind. I'm unsure of what the recovery looks like and would tremendously value your feedback. Here's the scoop on what happened. My 5 YO QH came up sick the Monday after Christmas and we incurred an emergency vet bill with possible early colic signs...
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    Ok, so my horse was tested and decided to be purchased and they wanted to pick him up the next day and have him vet checked (to educate her students) at her barn in 5 days...if anything major was wrong, we'd negotiate price or they would not purchase. He was entirely fine up until they day...
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    About 6 months ago I started training a TB/Warmblood mare for a lady in KY. I don't know much about the mare but here's what I do know: - 7 yrs old - roughly 15.2hh - a bit over weight (I'd say a 6/7 on the condition scale) - never been in training before 6 months ago - popped both front splints...
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    My vet has advised us that he would like to do a platelet therapy in our geldings stifle. I don't know anything about this and am wondering if anyone here has had any experience on this. He claims that this will "cure" his soreness and avoid having steroid injections every 4-6 mths. Any...
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    In the spring my gelding started hitching his left hind leg at the trot a little and at the canter a lot, he was also refusing his right lead. The vet checked him over and told us it was probably pulled tendons and ligaments. By mid August I was back to cantering him and he seemed perfect. Three...
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    My gelding was dx with OCD at 8 months of age. This is the vets report: "OCD in the left stifle with marked bone loss over his lateral trochlear ridge adjacent to his patella. The utlrasound: irregular lateral trochlear ridge with mineralization of the cartilage in the proximal region. Some...
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