Not good. Today's x-rays show sinking in both front feet. And he poops and pees and eats and flirts and begs for food and does all his normal stuff, but his feet hurt. He is not suffering, he is not leaning back with his butt against the wall, he is just very uncomfortable. So I dunno if the skinking has stopped, or if it will stop, or if this will be the end. Right now he acts like a perfectly normal horse (okay, I know it's Willem so I use the term "perfectly normal" loosely, because he is as mad in real life as he is on the www) who has sore feet.
But the chances she gave him were 50-50. And that bites the big one.
So I am concentrating on the good and the positive and hoping and praying for the best. And, as always, my love and thanks to all of you. Your kind words and thoughts and jingles mean the world to me and it touches my heart.
Coreene, I am so sorry to hear that. I hope the sinking stops (or has stopped) and he is able to be comfortable again. It is so hard to deal with one that is in pain (or even just uncomfortable) and later on the decisions that have to be made if necessary...I've dealt with that first hand with my first horse. I hope that you don't have to even go there, because it is a horrid place to be. http://chronicleforums.com/groupee_c...icon_frown.gif I know that Willem means the world to you, and I really really hope he feels better soon!
On a totally separate note, I hope you are feeling wonderful - when is your big day? You guys must be so very excited! And Cypress must already be looking forward to her first leadline class with precious cargo. That will be a photo to remember.