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Jingles or prayers requested for a sweet mare. Update- RIP Tess.

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  • Jingles or prayers requested for a sweet mare. Update- RIP Tess.

    I don't think I've ever asked for jingles before, but a really sweet mare who is Jet's next door stall mate sure could use them. Tess is a 14 yr old grey Hano mare who never puts a foot wrong. She is a horse that can go compete and win at an A show, and come home and have her owner's mom, who is a rerider hop on her and do flatwork without missing a beat. She doesn't have a mean bone in her body.

    She coliced really badly today, and had surgery, and was given a 20% chance of pulling through. They found adhesions from a previous colic surgery (unknown to the owners now), an impaction, and an entrapment of the small intestine. Some of the small intestine's blood supply was cut off, and the vets felt that because of her being toxic/septic, they couldn't do a resection. Then her strap muscles on her throat seized up risking cutting off her air supply when she was in the recovery room before she woke up, but after removing the endotracheal tube. The vets state that she is at a high risk of Laminitis due to the toxins in her body, and that the small intestine may be too damaged to work properly. They felt that tomorrow and for about 5 days would be the most critical time. Her owners are really good owners, and want to give her every chance, but won't let her suffer.

    So having seen the power of COTH jingles/prayer, if you could spare some good thoughts, prayers, or jingles for Tess, it would really be appreciated.

    I'm so appreciative of our barn worker, who noticed she wasn't feeling good this morning, and hadn't eaten her hay. He let the BO know, and within about 20 min she went to being extremely bad.
    Last edited by jetsmom; Mar. 11, 2009, 11:39 AM.

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    Oh dear, I'm sending jingles your way!!!

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    • #3
      i am so sorry that this is happening to such a sweet horse. tess will be in my prayers tonight.

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      • #4
        Poor girl Sending jingles from Colorado!

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        • #5
          Lots of jingles from Ontario, Canada

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          • #6
            Sending serious jingles her way!!!
            ~Amy~ TrakehNERD clique
            *Bugs 5/86-3/10 OTTB Mare* RIP lovely Lady, I miss you
            *Frodo '03 Anglo Trakehner Gelding*
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            • #7
              sending healing light and jingles to the sweet girl.

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              • #8
                More jingles headed your way for Tess.
                A Merrick N Dream Farm
                Proud Member of "Someone Special to me serves in the Military" Clique

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                • #9
                  Sending major jingles and prayers for Tess. She sounds like a lovely mare. I will keep her very close in my thoughts and prayers today.

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                  \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~

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                  • #10
                    Jingles for the best outcome for Tess!

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                    • #11
                      Big, Huge Jingles!!

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                      • #12
                        Sending Jingles for Tess from New York City today!
                        She wasn't running away with me, I just couldn't stop her!

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                        • #13
                          Poor Tess, she sounds like an incredible horse. Sending prayers and jingles to her and her human loved ones.
                          If I wanted to hear the pitter-patter of little feet, I'd put shoes on my cats.

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                          • #14
                            Jingles for this mare!!!!!! Please keep us posted!

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                            • #15
                              Big good mares always tug at my heart. I will keep Tess and her owners in my thoughts.

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                              • #16
                                Come on Tess! Adding more jingles from Western New York.
                                If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
                                Desmond Tutu

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                                • #17
                                  Major major jingles going your way. I am glad she has such wonderful caring owners and friends.
                                  www.specialhorses.org
                                  a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues

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                                  • #18
                                    GREAT big HUGE jingles coming to this wonderful girl...
                                    When someone shows you who they are, BELIEVE them- Maya Angelou
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                                    • #19
                                      Ya gotta jingle for a MARE who never puts a foot rong! Come on Tess the Bridge is too well used right now. Stay with us!
                                      “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Peter Drucker

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                                      • #20
                                        Jingles!!
                                        "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

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