Showing posts with label injury. Show all posts
Showing posts with label injury. Show all posts
February 10, 2021

Mortal Sin

 What, you may wonder, constitutes a mortal sin on Flying Solo Farm? Well, pretty much at the top of this list is:  hurting The Solo.   And ...

November 30, 2020

Rehab With A "Porpoise"

In this case, the porpoise defeated the purpose.   I've been sticking to very light work with Echo as his feets continue to heal, altern...

November 11, 2020

In Which We All Co-Habitate Once More

That's right, Echo is finally back home!   I decided to go ahead & bring him home this past weekend since we were supposed to get ra...

October 31, 2020

The End Is Near!

 By which I mean...the end of cleaning that bloody stall! To my relief & no small amount of surprise, Dr. Bob actually got to give us GO...

October 26, 2020

The Hits Keep Coming

Poor Echo.  Baby Monster has been on small pen rest since July. His shoulder was making progress, but there was an element to his limp whi...

May 23, 2020

Solo Steps In & Other Updates

Thank you again to all who took the time to share compassion & kindness for the loss of our dear friend.  I miss Richard very much.  I m...

April 17, 2020

Echo's Vet Update

Before I dive into the latest installment of Echo's vet addiction, I do want to send out my best to all of you.  I went back & forth...

March 14, 2020

Update On Disaster Horse

Maybe that should be his new name... Echo's shoulder has improved some this week.  I'm leaning heavily towards it being a kick &am...

March 10, 2020

Unlucky People Shouldn't Own Unlucky Horses

Echo insists on continuing to demonstrate his talent...for misfortune.  Combined with my own terrible luck, I feel like we are stuck on a mo...

February 18, 2020

It's Not An Abscess

Echo decides to prove yet again that my paranoia is not unfounded. We finally made it to the vet today for spring shots & the planned ...

February 2, 2020

Bruise Purgatory

This is where I've been with Echo for the last too-many-weeks.  A lurking bruise in a front foot that just won't commit to action.  ...

October 5, 2019

Wound Wars: The Battle Of Proud Flesh

Proud flesh:  the nemesis of wound care.  When you have any open wound that can't be stitched ( which seems to define nearly all horse w...

September 19, 2019

Tricks of the Equine First Aid Trade

Since I am currently using nearly all of the equine nursing tricks I've developed over the years, I wanted to share a few products I'...

September 9, 2019

A Healing Update - It's Never Simple

The first week post-carnage went fairly smoothly.  The Horse Gods saw this & felt it necessary to remind me that this is an unacceptable...

September 2, 2019

Emergency Vet -- A Two-Fer

I was working outside on Saturday when I heard the fence wires suddenly start jangling in a bad way.  I had just put the horses in a small s...