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Ask the Vet: Equine Dental Care

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equine dental careQuestion: I have a 4-year-old gelding pony and I noticed he has black discoloration in the center (chewing surface) of the upper and lower incisor teeth. Does the black area on the tooth indicate the teeth are not healthy?

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Ask the Vet: Prevention Care

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ask the vetQuestion: I have a 3-year-old Quarter horse mare that has just been started lightly under saddle. The issue I am having is that she seems to "sprain her ankles"...

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Ask the Vet: Vitamin E & Muscle Disorders

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ask the vetQuestion: My horse has PSSM. He's been on high fat food since March and is building muscle but at what seems to be a very slow rate. He sometimes appears to have signs of exercise intolerence.

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Ask the Vet: Tendon & Ligament Injuries & Rehabilitation

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Question: My 18-year-old horse tore 60% of his deep flexor tendon. We are five months into recovery. Will he ever be able to jump again or do these injuries have a tendency to tear again?

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Ask The Vet: Orthopedic Surgery

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Question: Is it recommended to do surgery by cutting the flexor ligament in a horse that has an 11 degree rotation of the coffin bone?

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