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Updated JINGLES are working! Horse w/ worst name ever update. **11/2017 We need another round of jingles**

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  • #21
    Many jingles to your adorable boy.
    Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

    The Grove at Five Points


    • #22
      We had a mare a number of years ago who had been poked dead into chest with a basketless ski pole by some cretin before we got her. She healed beautifully and went on to have many years of happy life. It did take hours of cleaning and draining...

      Jingles for Luner...


      • #23
        Poor Yardsale! Jingles for you both.
        McDowell Racing Stables

        Home Away From Home


        • #24
          Jingles! Been there, done that as well, and had a very good outcome. It is nerve racking and my vet finally had to yell at me to sit down, put my head between my knees, and chill out.



          • #25
            Who wouldn't love a big brown OTTB with a star...love his name ANYway. You know he's something special with a name like that.
            Big jingles!


            • Original Poster

              Thanks so much to everyone. Man those jingles are powerful stuff! Today alone this wound has been working overtime to fill back in up to surface level. I am not even kidding. There's almost no hole today. I was granted permission to wash his leg below the shaved area and he stood and grazed patiently. He is quickly getting spoiled as I come up with things that might help or that he needs. So now he has a new sheet that will hopefully cover his leg as he lays down, a new halter, and a boredom ball.

              Yep I am a sucker. But he's so cute. Oh and not sure if I mentioned it before, my first act of ownership was to change his barn name from "Luner" to "Lunar." It makes more sense now.

              Last edited by Xctrygirl; Apr. 20, 2013, 11:42 PM. Reason: phone spelling issues upsetting my inner spelling nazi.
              "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


              • #27
                Aw jingles for Yardsale! Hope he keeps getting better!
                Unrepentant carb eater


                • #28
                  Still jingling and hoping he is continuing to heal.
                  If thou hast a sorrow, tell it not to the arrow, tell it to thy saddlebow, and ride on, singing. -- King Alfred the Great


                  • #29
                    Oh my gosh! Good on you for taking a chance on him and all our jingles to you! You are definitely not alone, I am desperately hoping mine stops being sore enough to do his job. Horses... Hang in there!
                    Life doesn't have perfect footing.

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                    • #30
                      Originally posted by Xctrygirl View Post
                      Oh and not sure if I mentioned it before, my first act of ownership was to change his barn name from "Luner" to "Lunar."
                      Emily my friend, as your second act of ownership, please change his barn name to 'Yardsale'.

                      It's just too good.


                      • #31
                        Glad to hear the jingles are working! And yes...yard sale is an awesome name!


                        • #32
                          Wishing all the best for you and your Yard sale!


                          • Original Poster

                            I have updated the picture album to show his progress on healing. (Which is ALOT!!!!)


                            "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


                            • #34
                              More jingles! With a name like Yardsale, he has to go on to great things!
                              "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                              Spay and neuter. Please.


                              • Original Poster


                                Oddly you're not the first to say that. Hmmmmmm I wonder how big/good he could be!

                                "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


                                • #36
                                  Looks like he's healing quickly! Still sending jingles your way and watching for updates.

                                  The name Yardsale is amazing. Seriously, how many of us have watched Antiques Roadshow and heard some outrageous amount quoted by an expert for a hideous vase that a little old lady bought for $3 at a yard sale? I think it has that "diamond in the rough"-esque aura! He may very well be your "special find"!


                                  • #37
                                    Hope all goes well, he's such a cutie!
                                    Save The Date 08-15-2011


                                    • #38
                                      Jingling for you and Lunar. BTW, I too love "Yardsale"!! great name!


                                      • #39
                                        Amazing progress on healing in just a few days! Jingles from New Hampshire for a complete recovery! Add me to the list of "I like his name". It's cool.


                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by JER View Post
                                          Emily my friend, as your second act of ownership, please change his barn name to 'Yardsale'.

                                          It's just too good.
                                          Agree, but for a nickname, you can call him "Sally".
                                          "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
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