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Patricia Cornwell with Trip, one of the horses she donated to the guide Horse Foundation

Patricia Cornwell with Trip

Don and Janet Burleson - Copyright 2000 by Lisa Carpenter

Copyright © 2000 by Lisa Carpenter

Dan with Cuddles - Copyright (c) 2001 by Cathleen MacDonald
Copyright © 2001 by Cathleen MacDonald

Cuddles in Harness - Copyright (c) 2001 by Cathleen MacDonald

Copyright © 2001 by Cathleen MacDonald

Don and Janet with Trip and Ras

Copyright © 2000 by Lisa Carpenter

Cuddles on the first flight of a horse on a commercial flight

Copyright © 2001 by Erik Lesser
The worlds first horse to fly in the passenger cabin

Cuddles guiding Dan Shaw

Copyright © 2001 by Erik Lesser

Cuddles at Lunch

Copyright © 2001 by Erik Lesser


Copyright © 2001 by Wiley Miller

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Miniature Horse Wheelchairs

Some miniature horses suffer from severe joint dystocia (crippled legs) and required special medications and support devices.

One of the Guide Horse Foundations rescue dwarf horses (Harry) is on medication (Adaquine and Bute) and requires special leg support to stay pain-free and mobile.

Harry is being fitted with a special quad wheelchair to allow him the freedom of mobility without placing excessive stress on his deformed joints.

The web site Doggone Wheels has already made successful dual and quad wheelchairs for miniature horses, and the quad device is being created especially for Harry:

http://www.doggon.com/products/quad.html

It is hoped that this miniature horse wheelchair will reduce Harry's pain and allow him increased mobility and allow his joints to repair.

 

 

 

 

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