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post #21 of 24 Old 07-05-2012, 09:30 AM Thread Starter
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Well Callie is currently getting the 24/7 hay and a small handfull of Equine senior in the morning and the evening. I did see Jack try and get pushy over the hay but Callie put him in his place. I also added a salt/trace mineral block in there with them.
From what I know of her Callie gets really grumpy with geldings when she's in season, she keeps them away, so I'm hoping that she didn't get bred by Jack.
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post #22 of 24 Old 07-05-2012, 11:47 AM
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Glad to hear that she's getting a nice rounded diet :)

I hope, too, that he didn't breed her.

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post #23 of 24 Old 07-12-2012, 12:02 PM Thread Starter
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Well I took Callie to the vet yesterday because I noticed that she was limping on her front left. The vet looked her over and told me that she was foundering. Because of her physical state she wasn't a candidate for surgery to try and correct the founder, not to mention that it would be a long and very painful recouperation with no garauntee that she would ever be sound again. I had to make the hard descision to put her down. Callie was eauthanised early yesterday morning and now is in a better place.
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post #24 of 24 Old 07-12-2012, 03:56 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. I do think that however hard it was, you made the right decision, given your girl's current health and condition.

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