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        10-05-2009, 09:12 AM
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    Yearling
    Vet Thinks Stetson has EEE

    My daughter in NC has my (used to be stud) Stetson. Well, I just found out he may have EEE. I am devastated, waiting for bad news, this is like a nightmare....
         
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        10-05-2009, 09:37 AM
      #2
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Susan Crumrine    
    My daughter in NC has my (used to be stud) Stetson. Well, I just found out he may have EEE. I am devastated, waiting for bad news, this is like a nightmare....

    I'm so sorry about this bad news. Was he vaccinated for the disease? What are his symptoms and how long have they been going on? Fingers crossed for good news for you, keep us posted.
         
        10-05-2009, 03:07 PM
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    Weanling
    I am so sorry - sending Prayers, good wishes and hugs - please let us know - hope it will be good news.
         
        10-05-2009, 03:51 PM
      #4
    Showing
    Sorry, this is a stupid question but what is EEE?
         
        10-05-2009, 04:32 PM
      #5
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by smrobs    
    Sorry, this is a stupid question but what is EEE?
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        10-05-2009, 07:04 PM
      #6
    Yearling
    Well, he is dead. The vet put him down at noon. In less than 24 hours, a 1200, 16.2 hand 4yo horse is gone. Felled by a mosquito. He was vaccinated just before I brought him down to her last thanksgiving? They are having a real outbreak down there. My daughter feels bad enough without me pointing out that a vaccination in the spring might have prevented his death. I know she feels guilty enough. So please pray for us we are really hurting...
         
        10-05-2009, 07:15 PM
      #7
    Yearling
    So sorry for your loss.

    Shoulda, woulda, coulda's are of no use now. Hope your heart heals quickly.
         
        10-05-2009, 07:17 PM
      #8
    Yearling
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss...that is really sad news
         
        10-05-2009, 07:22 PM
      #9
    Yearling
    Please tell everyone you know to vaccinate their horses... for STETSON
         
        10-05-2009, 08:05 PM
      #10
    Foal
    I am so sorry for your loss. We had to put a filly down last year even after a vaccine the vet said we must have got a weak or bad dose.
         

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