Best wishes as always, ihatc. I love reading the updates on your expanding little stable!
Thanks, amino. Interesting insight into a day in the life scenario; and you don't miss the boat often as far as I can tell. ;)
All wonderful photos, Averie! I especially love the one of Exaggerator with all four feet off the ground. So glad you're blogging here again!
I wasn't arguing with you at all, Mark. I was agreeing and just elaborated on the Uncle Mo situation because I remembered most of it, and "med stuff" is part of who I am. BTW, today has been awful at our house; I had to put our children's beloved pet to sleep and am emotionally drained.
Uncle Mo actually had cholangiohepatitis, a diagnosis that required weeks of testing (Cornell) before being announced in June, 2011. It caused the Derby scratch, although all they knew at the time was that he was chronically losing weight. The term literally means inflammation of the liver and bile ducts, and I believe his was treated as though it was infectious in nature, but I don't think I've ever seen definitely whether it was viral or bacterial etiologically. Nyquist's initial blood work should give a direction for further investigation; his is probably not a life-threatening problem though. Maybe there'll be some answers for Nyquist tomorrow. http://www.thehorse.com/articles/27455/veterinarians-release-uncle-mos-diagnosis
What? (Beyer? Not better?) It's 101; was posted earlier.
He had other medical problems, too, as we Curlin followers have previously discussed. ;)
Exactly; both Nyquist and Exaggerator already have stud contracts, and none of us are privy to the details.
Can you imagine the joy at Hill 'n' Dale?!
Yes! I'm shaking! Kent says he is in shock, but that Exaggerator isn't even blowing! So, so happy!
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