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    09-12-2013, 10:10 AM
That call you don't want

My trainer is brilliant, and generally deals with colics well with a good dose of colosan, and when required the neighbour vet will come out.

I have been so lucky that in 8 years I have had horses I have never had a colic.

Dubai has colicked badly, stable at the moment but not sure if he is going to go again. Vet came out, and he was straight to the clinic.

I didn't get much chance to talk to my trainer. She was trying to cancel lessons and sort things out.

Sat here feeling miserable. My poor, poor boy. Depending on news may be on the train back to my old base tonight.
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    09-12-2013, 10:31 AM
So sorry to hear that. Hope he pulls through quickly!
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    09-12-2013, 10:33 AM
Green Broke
Duffy, I'm so sorry to hear that. I know how much you love that horse. I'll send up a prayer for him.
    09-12-2013, 10:39 AM
Thanks guys. In work and feel helpless and a complete mess.

There was no talk of operating etc, so hopefully it was only one big bout and he will be fine.

Will update when I find out more!
    09-12-2013, 10:42 AM
Fingers crossed that things are okay. Keep us updated!
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    09-12-2013, 10:54 AM
Green Broke
This is so scary. I almost lost my gelding last month. (Literally I was watching him shallowly breathe) while waiting for the trailer to rush him to the clinic. They were positive he needed surgery which I couldn't afford to have done. Miraculously he fixed his displayed colon overnight.

Thinking positive thought!!
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    09-12-2013, 11:00 AM
((JINGLING LOUDLY SO IT REACHES GERMANY)) sending good thoughts your way!
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    09-12-2013, 11:03 AM
You guys are great.

Sorry, I am just so shocked I needed to say it... my poor Dobbie. In the best possible hands, though. The clinic is superb and treats every horse like it were its own.

As soon as I hear anything I will let you know. I may be sat at home, or I may be on the train!
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    09-12-2013, 02:59 PM
Poor guy. Hope he pulls through!
    09-12-2013, 03:37 PM
Trainer has just come back from the clinic and been in touch.

Happened yesterday, older mare started.. Colosan didn't help so vet ,are her way there. Hour later Dubai started. Vet got there quicker than ever before (did I mention Annette, the trainer, calls him her baby too?) and took one look. Said there was nothing she could do and to get him to the clinic right away.

Thank god for all that ground work because he loaded straight away and it was a quick drive. Think it is all weather related. We had 32oC on Friday and it has dropped to 11oC with a chill wind.

The clinic were honest and said they didn't think he would pull through, but if Annette didn't hear from them then it was good news.

They did some sort of minor OP, from what I could understand, but not a full colic OP. Bad phone connection so hoping to get in touch tomorrow.

He comes home Sunday. Very tired and sore, and need to feed lots of mash and take it slow over the next month.

Annette didn't sleep a wink last night, but I am glad she phoned this afternoon with news rather than leaving us both hanging. I got home and got a bag packed ready to get on the train and phone work tomorrow to explain my absence!

Thank you for all your jingles x

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