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Kirby J. Guidry
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Username: principe

Post Number: 1
Registered: 6-2008
Posted on Tuesday, Jun 24, 2008 - 5:44 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

My horse has been lame for almost 4 weeks. He cannot "throw" his leg forward to walk. The vet diagnosed his problem as "Sweeney" shoulder. Does anyone have experience with this condition? How long before this resolves itself?
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Wiley Gillmor
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Username: wgillmor

Post Number: 113
Registered: 4-2005
Posted on Tuesday, Jun 24, 2008 - 10:05 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Kirby,

See the article at HorseAdvice.com » Diseases of Horses » Nervous System » Neurological Conditions Not Covered Above » Shoulder Sweeny and the discussions there. (i.e. use the navigation bar at the top, click on Diseases of Horses, then navigate down.)

(It probably would be easier to find if DrO corrected the spelling.)

Good luck and welcome to Horse Advice,
Wiley
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Robert N. Oglesby DVM
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Username: dro

Post Number: 20915
Registered: 1-1997
Posted on Wednesday, Jun 25, 2008 - 8:12 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Welcome Kirby,
You did a great job Wiley and by following his track you will find a plethora of information on shoulder sweeny.
DrO
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