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        10-31-2010, 02:42 PM
    Just wanted to share..

    I don't know if this is the right spot but I just wanted to share!

    I had my first experiance with colic today. I went to feed at 745 am at my barn and our big ottb Jake was down. I have never expericanced colic before, I immediately called my BO who called the vet who came out and I got to help. I learned alot. We have poor Jake on IVs and he still is not doing that great.

    Colic can be a scary thing.
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        10-31-2010, 04:25 PM
    Oh no, I hope he gets better. Sorry to hear this. =\
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        10-31-2010, 04:30 PM
    O I so sorry I with you I lost a horse to colic. He was going to be my very first 4H horse and only days before 4H started he died D':
        10-31-2010, 11:19 PM
    Was Jake dehydrated maybe? Did the have to pump his stomach? :( I hope he pulls through. Colic is so common, and so deadly... best wishes!
        11-01-2010, 12:27 AM
    I'll pray for you, horses are so prone to colic. It scares me sometimes thinking about it... I hope he pulls through
        11-01-2010, 09:55 AM
    Thanks guys! He was not dehydrated as far as I know. Yes, they had to tube him and pump mineral oil in.
        11-01-2010, 09:58 AM
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    How is he doing? Any better? I hope so.
        11-01-2010, 10:00 AM
    Sending out good vibes to Jake!
        11-01-2010, 10:01 AM
    How is jake???? Better??????
        11-01-2010, 01:09 PM
    Thanks guyss!! He is doing better- I got word that he pooped! I only work there on the weekends and my lesson is not until tomorrow but the BO told me he is feeling a lot better. Thanks for all the kind thoughts!

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