Category Archives: vet visit

Can include emergencies and regularly schedule maintenance visits.

Dulce’s Dental

Dulce got her dental today and the damage to my pocket book wasn’t too bad – under $200. She had a lot of hooks and two teeth just fell out and one is still wobbly but she should have a … Continue reading

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Both ponies tested positive for Cushings disease

The test results for the ponies came back and both are positive for Cushing disease. At a baseline of 110, Dulce was 182 and Dancer was 462!! That wasn’t a surprise on Dulce but for Dancer, I guess that explains … Continue reading

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Dulce and Dancer get a vet visit

Today, the vet came by to draw blood on both ponies to conduct a test for Insulin Resistance and Cushings. Dancer came to me in January of 2005 and was the first of the horses I bought for my lesson … Continue reading

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Dante’s vet visit: x-rays

X-rays today on the stifles and hocks for Dante. Some pretty good news considering. First the hocks, they look really good. Some aging but overall an A+. This rather surprised me because considering his age 16+ I would have expected … Continue reading

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Two week vet followup for Dante

The vet returned today for a followup. She did another flexion test and thought he had improved about 50% on his stifle injury and had more reach with his hind legs. She also did a new ultrasound and was (pleasantly) … Continue reading

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Stifle update

The Vet came out Friday to examine Dante. She did a flexion test which is a pretty standard approach to start pinpointing where the lameness issues might be. During a flexion test, each joint of the leg is held in … Continue reading

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Vet visit scheduled

Finally was able to get a vet visit on Friday. We will probably end up doing a series of nerve blocks to determine where the lameness is. This is just the beginning of what I foresee as being a HUGE … Continue reading

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