Broken Bone Update

Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB
[caption id="attachment_364" align="alignleft" width="225"] Goof[/caption] I was supposed to get my k-wires out last week. By out i mean my hand numbed up and them pulled out with pliers (i'm sure fancy medical pliers) But alas i haven't grown enough bone yet. Two more weeks of wires and this splint. I was cleared to begin to handle horses in a week. Which means i can do a little hand walking as long as i'm super careful and keep my broken finger in the splint. So says my doctor. So that is what i'll do, i'll be careful and at least I can help walk Lilly on the days her mom cant come out cuz unlike me shes got regular hours and isn't a freelancer who can mold her schedule around…
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Fickle Finger Of Fate

Injury, Life with Jezebel
[caption id="attachment_347" align="alignleft" width="300"] Scary operating room[/caption] I was told in emergency that my finger was going to need a pin. Its a triangular oblique break and goes though the knuckle. Okay umm yikes but i'll deal. I made the appointment with the orthopedist and a couple days later i was in the office ready for the pin ( whatever that means) well apparently what that means is more ex-rays and then i got hit with the smack down.. i needed surgery and since I'm uninsured ( hurry up Obama care!) i was going to have to pay upfront out of pocket and this was not going to be cheap. I needed actual surgery. A k-ware was needed to hold the break together while my finger mended. Of course was…
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Barn tales, Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet
[caption id="attachment_340" align="alignleft" width="300"] Twitched for the block[/caption] They day after I got tossed into a fence and driven away by the EMTs on a backboard and neck brace a friend was going to lunge and maybe hop on my pony. Clearly she needed some work and i am pretty laid up. On the lunge it was clear my horse was lame, not off lame. it was the right hind. Ugh. So yesterday I met with my vet. We did a lameness exam, some flexation tests, she was found to have a very sore back  and then it was decided to block the foot. Jez was being a real nasty brat and we had to twitch her to get that done. It revealed nothing she was still lame. Okay on…
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Bronc Riding

Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB
I wasn't even going to ride, but it was so quiet that i decided why not. We had a successful trail ride the other day and even though spring was in the air and my horse was a touch cranky i though it a good idea to tack up the girl and put a few more miles on her. [caption id="attachment_333" align="alignright" width="300" caption="What bad horses look like"][/caption] She was a little Zoomy and very forward but i got her attention and we trotted adding in many circles, she settled in and i decided to canter her. She easily went into the canter but right away started to buck. What the hell! this was new, i felt like i was on a river rafting trip ans she bucked/cantered all the…
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