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Beginning Rider

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Posted - 04/15/2014 :  8:34:56 PM  Show Profile  Visit farmgirl's Homepage  Reply with Quote
My horse told by shoer.
Legg's front are getting stiff.
Does anyone know what this could be?
Oh i have been useing ligiment on legg's to.

Trail Boss (Moderator)

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Posted - 04/16/2014 :  05:16:14 AM  Show Profile  Visit Hook's Homepage Send Hook a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hard to tell from your description. If you are concerned you should have him looked at by a veterinarian.

Hook(ed)......on Horses

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Trail Boss (Moderator)

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Posted - 04/16/2014 :  08:51:10 AM  Show Profile Send PaintGal a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm assuming you mean liniment? Why are you using liniment & what kind? How old is the horse? What has been done with her/him? Did the farrier give you any more information? Have you seen any swelling? Has the horse's habits changed i.e. is she/he standing differently, not moving as much, laying down more?

As Hook suggested...call a vet.

Karen ~ Trails & Joe Paint Gelding Paoli, IN
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Advanced Rider

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Posted - 04/16/2014 :  09:05:36 AM  Show Profile Send walkinthewalk a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ditto please call a vet.

Farriers are not inclined to offer up advice unless:

1. They are asked point blank for that advice.

2. They see something very wrong that either the owner is not aware of or not paying attention to.

PLEASE call the vet
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Posted - 04/24/2017 :  10:36:34 AM  Show Profile  Visit barrelracer1163's Homepage Send barrelracer1163 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Back on track Quick Wraps or Professional's Choice Theramic Leg Wraps work wonders with horses with tight legs!

Rachael, Sales Expert @ HorseSaddleShop.com
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