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post #11 of 30 Old 09-12-2013, 02:44 PM
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Glad he's starting to feel better. That is a crazy drop in temperature, I could see why it would upset them.
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post #12 of 30 Old 09-12-2013, 02:54 PM Thread Starter
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The weather here has been ridiculous. We had 42oC and then 24 the next day.. Then really cool days and then bam, three days blistering heat and now autumn.

It is the only thing that would suggest. Both horses had colic around the same time, different feed, hay, and bedding types... Or just unlucky. The new straw they have in for bedding is apparently super scrumy and he has been chomping it. Mare is on shavings though.

When I found out I burst in to tears. I love that little man so much, and being so helpless, and not knowing the full whack of things was awful.
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post #13 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 12:14 AM
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Glad he's doing better.

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post #14 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 12:23 AM
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Very scary, hope all is well

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post #15 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 06:59 AM
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I'm glad things are looking up for him! Jingles for both of you!
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post #16 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 01:20 PM
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Oh no! I'm sorry he got sick. Glad to hear he is feeling better though. I'm sending good thoughts and prayers your way!
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post #17 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 01:29 PM
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Glad he's feeling better, too. When he's recovered you really need to look into how this happened. PM me later and I'll give you some things to look for.
Prayers sent for full recovery.

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post #18 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 07:52 PM
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Glad he's feeling better :). I'll pray for a speedy and full recovery for him.
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post #19 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 08:07 PM
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Lots of love and prayers sent for your sweet boy :)
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post #20 of 30 Old 09-13-2013, 08:10 PM
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Oh! So glad he's on the mend Duffy! My mare colicked mildly once and the vet said it was quite possible it was due to a sudden drop in temperature.

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