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        04-15-2013, 08:51 PM
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    Banned
    Drifter is colicing

    Vets are on the way out. Just asking for jingles. Vet student is out here with us as well. Gums are tacky. No gut sounds on top but slight ones toward the bottom of his abdomen. Just asking for prayers and well wishes. I have gone through a lot with him and could not stand to lose him now .
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        04-15-2013, 08:54 PM
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    Trained
    OH no! Good thoughts, prayers, jingles.....all sent. Keep us updated.
         
        04-15-2013, 08:54 PM
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    Foal
    Positive thoughts headed your way, hang in there!
         
        04-15-2013, 08:58 PM
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    Banned
    Sending jingles your way. Let us know what happens.
         
        04-15-2013, 08:58 PM
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    Prayers your way.

    Keep him walking around till vet gets there.

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        04-15-2013, 09:04 PM
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    Banned
    Thank you all. The vet recommended walking him only when he was actively trying to lay down. Otherwise she said to let him stand quietly. He is very depressed and uninterested. Not like himself at all. Trying to not freak out yet.
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        04-15-2013, 09:05 PM
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    Started
    Stay positive and chin up...prayers your way....
         
        04-15-2013, 09:11 PM
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    Trained
    Prayers coming from me too.
    Hang in there!
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        04-15-2013, 10:18 PM
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    Weanling
    A candle has been lit for a quick recovery.

    Blessings and Hugs for all...
         
        04-15-2013, 10:26 PM
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    Banned
    Vet just left. She tried to sedate him and tube him but they kept hitting his trachea. Watching him in the stall now. Said to call her If it looks like he burns through the banamine
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