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Can I have some of the famous COTH jingles for my pony????

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  • Can I have some of the famous COTH jingles for my pony????

    Got to the barn this afternoon to ride, only to find myself a colicky pony. He wasn't horrid, but he was trying to roll, refusing to eat, and his heart rate and respirations were significantly increased. He was also REALLY noisy on his left side and really quiet on his right.

    I promptly called the vet to give her a heads up, and squirted 10cc's of banamine down his throat. Then we went for a long, slow walk. He pooped about 20 minutes after he got the banamine. Yay for that! Once the banamine really kicked in, he started eating. I gave him a very sloppy beet pulp/alfalfa pellet mush, and soaked him a couple of flakes of alfalfa hay, then went home.

    When I got to the barn to check on him at 9pm, he had only eaten about a 1/4 of a flake of alfalfa, and most significantly, hadn't drank ANY water at all. He normally drinks almost 10 gallons over night, so that is very odd for him. He wasn't painful, but he was very dull and he wasn't being a pest. He had pooped twice in his stall, but it was dry looking. I hemmed and hawed a bit, then decided I'd feel better calling the vet out tonight.

    She sedated him, then tubed him with water and oil, and did a rectal. He was very dry. She was hopeful that water and oil in the tummy is all he will need, but there is a chance that he may need some IV fluids in the morning.

    I left him at the barn, stoned, with no food. I am truely hoping that he is mad as heck come morning that he went ALL NIGHT WITH NO FOOD!!!!!!

    So, if anyone cares to send jingles, Merlin would surely appreciate them. So would I. Thanks.

  • #2
    Jingles for your pony. Fingers crossed that he is mad as heck in the morning demanding immediate food and apologies. And that he drinks lots of water.


    • #3
      Jingling Nannies curb chain. From one pony to another.
      "Kindness is free" ~ Eurofoal
      The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances.


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        • #5
          Lots and lots of jingles! I've got a colicky one tonight too... vet was out, and I think we are going to be okay...
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          • #6
            Jingles for you and DressageDiva as well!!!


            • #7
              Jingling for both ponies.
              "If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom."


              • #8
                Jingling from NJ!!


                • #9
                  Jingles & AO for both ponies ~ ((hugs)) for their owners ~

                  Jingles & AO for both ponies ~

                  ((hugs)) for their owners ~

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


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                    • #11
                      Hopefully all was well this morning.


                      • #12
                        More jingles!
                        "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                        Spay and neuter. Please.


                        • #13
                          Jingling from California, I hope he has bounced back!
                          Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!


                          • #14
                            Jingles & AO continue for both horses and their owners ~

                            Jingles & AO continue for both horses and their owners ~

                            bumping for some 'good' news updates ~
                            Last edited by Zu Zu; Dec. 19, 2012, 09:49 PM.
                            Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


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                              • #16
                                Jingles for your pony...I sure hope he is feeling better by today!
                                Certified Spiritual Medium/ Animal Communicator