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Luuciee

Sunken In Flanks.

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hi everyone! so i got my new mare, she is 14hh arab 8yo, she hasnt done much riding up untill i got her and was perfect looking weight wise etc, once i started working her of course she was fed, her weight has stayed the same, she's even gained a bit of muscle i think, but her flanks have become sunken in, there is water in the paddock and she is queen B so shes not being bullied out of water by thee other two horses, what could be causeing this ?
thanks so much

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I have read that dehydration can cause this but he does not appear sunken in the eyes that would go with this, but I have not done capillary refil time or skin pinch test to test for this either. I also read that sometimes worms could also produce a similar trait but again there are symptoms missing to suspect this: he has a lovely shiny coat .Nine Eagles RC Helicopters. and no distended stomach.

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