Archive for the ‘Injury’ Category

Recheck surprise

Nov
2015
03

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

It’s been a full week so it was time for Jez’s recheck. Dr Engle came out since he was the vet on call when we had our injury. Hes stuck with us for this injury! The plan was to unwrap her, cut the dead skin flap and put her back into regular turn out and […]

Welcome home ponies

Oct
2015
27

posted by on Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

It started like any other morning. 7:30 Am and i’m out at the barn to feed. There was a freeze over night and the grass was white. Damn it! My weather app didn’t say below freezing. Luckily my ponies are pretty fuzzy already. I threw some hay into the paddock and went to prepare their […]

PRP two week check

Feb
2015
04

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Jez had her two week check after her PRP treatment. The results are great!  Shes healing really nice and my vets is really happy with how her progress is going. Shes gotta stay inside for another two weeks until the next check which she isn’t thrilled about but she  the stalls at my barn are […]

Special Snowflake

Jan
2015
15

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Right Hind Lateral Digital Extensor Tendonitis approximately 5% lesions – Starts 2cm distal to tendon sheath extends to 4cm proximal to union with common digital extensor. Fuck… My… Life…

McTavish

Sep
2013
06

posted by on Barn tales, Injury

It has been 5 months since Ive been on a horse. Thats a long time. I haven’t had a horse to ride since i broke my hand and got taken away in an ambulance. Ive been frustrated and missing riding. Jez has another month of rest then I have to get someone to restart her […]

Aloha

Aug
2013
26

posted by on Barn tales, Injury

I got the phone call in the afternoon. I was happy to hear from a friend from my previous barn. A really awesome girl who also had an OTTB. A charming goof ball named Aloha. A recent college grad who has dreams of being on stage and screen. Em and i became quick friends. I’ve […]

One Day At A Time

Aug
2013
07

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

Our third shock wave was done and the vet came out for Jezebels final ultrasound and check before the claim for this injury ran out. I was very nervous, our last check didn’t go so great and at that time decision was made to give Jez some turn out since she was really falling apart […]

Downtime

Jul
2013
24

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, OTTB

I’ve convinced my better half to take riding lessons. It’s all part of my not so secret plan to get a second horse. Theres a local barn that has a pretty descent lesson program and a stable of school horses and he’s been going once a week for the last couple of months. Its been […]

posted by on Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

I showed up to the barn mainly to give Alex the head caretaker on site instructions on administering Jezebels new oral Ace compound. Were using this to dope my pony so she can have a couple hours of turn out in the small round pen a day and she wont go nutso running and jumping […]

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I finally got the pins out of my hand last week, that’s the good news! The bad news? I can hardly move my finger, I can’t bend it at 2 knuckles and my DR is likely going to send me to expensive physical therapy that I will have to pay for out of pocket. Even […]