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    Dog w/ Fractured Pelvis

    My dog got hit by a car and fractured her pelvis. We opted to not do surgery r/t the high cost and are trying rest for 4-6 weeks to see if she will heel on her own. Has anyone had any experience with this? Any suggestions?
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    Dog w/ Fractured Pelvis

    My dog got hit by a car and fractured her pelvis. We opted to not do surgery r/t the high cost and are trying rest for 4-6 weeks to see if she will heel on her own. Has anyone had any experience with this? Any suggestions?
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    Grain vs. Alfalfa Pellets

    Hi Everyone, My 3 year old TB mare is underweight (bought off the track). It was suggested to me to get her off grain (she's on 2lb, 2x day) and put her on alfalfa pellets, BOSS, and rice bran. Naturally this process would take over 2 weeks. Any thoughts on this? Why is grain no longer...
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    Building Up The Hind End

    Hi There! Any suggestions/ideas on how to build up a horses hind end when you do not live around hills?
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    Can Mud Fever cause Lameness

    Hi Everyone, I've had my mare for 1 month today, she came to me with mud fever on her. 2 have cleared up, the back hindlegs, especially one, is taking much longer. At times there is swelling, sometimes some warmth, sometimes a bit of stiffness. Has anyone else experienced this in their horse...
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    Need Help On Horse Gaining Weight

    My 3 year old thoroughbred is 16.2 hands and 850 pounds. She is still growing and has lots of filling out to do, she has been dewormed. I am looking for info. on feeding her to help her gain weight. Also, any suggestions on how much a horse this size should weigh? I currently have her on trimax...
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    Careers with Horses

    Hello Out There. Any suggestions on careers out there working with horses. I have been a nurse for 13 years and am ready for a career change. Horses have always been my passion, just not sure how to tie the two together.
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    locked stifle vs. ligament tear

    Hello, I have a 3 yr old thoroughbred mare, last raced Nov this year, sold as being sound, bought her 2 weeks ago. Her 4th day here I found her in her stall stumbling, one time extended hind leg back with toe under- vet dx locked stifle. Then this was not seen again. Now she has spasms in that...
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