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The Highs and Lows of owning horses. Jingles.

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  • The Highs and Lows of owning horses. Jingles.

    Horse ownership can bring such joy and heartache into our lives.

    Last Thursday, I got a call from my BO who told me that Tess had stopped drinking water and had not peed all day. By the time that I got down to the barn, Tess had produced a dark yellow, foul smelling pee. I called the Vet, who came out and tubed her with oil. She put in a port, so that we could give her 2 huge bags of fluids. She left two more bags for Friday. We started giving her small amounts of wet hay after noon on Friday. Saturday and Sunday were close to normal.

    I got a call this morning. Instead of the usual 4-6 buckets of manure and wet spots that are removed every day, Tess only had half of a bucket full. My DH hooked up the trailer and we took Tess down to Rood and Riddle. She is now in the hands of Dr. Brett Woodie, who is one of the best.

    Please jingle and/or pray for Dr. Woodie to find out what is wrong with Tess?

    The really odd thing is that she is very hungry, but not peeing or pooping much. Her vitals are good, except for a low white blood cell count.

    I believe in the power of COTH. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
    When in Doubt, let your horse do the Thinking!

  • #2
    Sending masses of jingles.
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    • #3
      Jingling like crazy up here in Michigan!! Hang in there Tess and Auburn too!!


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        • #5
          Tack Cleaning/All-Things-Tack nut
          ~DQ wanna-be~


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            • #7
              Oh no Auburn! I know Dr Woodie is fantastic & will do everything he can. So sorry you both are having to go through all this! Jingles for Tess!!!


              • #8
                Come on Tess. Jingles and jingles headed your way.
                A horse may be coaxed to drink, but a pencil must be lead.


                • #9
                  I'm so sorry....sending a ton of jingles!!!!!
                  ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **


                  • #10
                    Sending even more jingles!!!


                    • #11
                      Jingles from just down the road!!


                      • #12
                        Tell Miss Tess that this is not acceptable.

                        Jingles from the NoLongerFatPaintMare and I


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                          • #14
                            Oh, how frightening. Lots of jingles for Tess.
                            If thou hast a sorrow, tell it not to the arrow, tell it to thy saddlebow, and ride on, singing. -- King Alfred the Great


                            • #15
                              Jingles from the far north!
                              All that is gold does not glitter;
                              Not all those who wander are lost.
                              ~J.R.R. Tolkien


                              • #16
                                Jingles for Tess and you!
                                If you believe everything you read, better not read. -- Japanese Proverb


                                • #17
                                  Jingles & AO for Tess and her family ~

                                  Jingles & AO for Tess and her family ~

                                  Jingle Jingle Jingle & AO ~ AO ~ AO ~ Always Optimistic ~
                                  Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                                  • #18
                                    Lots more jingles!!
                                    You can't fix stupid.


                                    • #19
                                      So sorry. Jingling fiercely from NC
                                      Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                      The Grove at Five Points


                                      • #20
                                        Jingles! Sounds like she's in good hands. Hope they figure this out soon!
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