Marrakesh

Marrakesh the medical marvel

Marrakesh the medical marvel

Marrakesh turned two weeks old yesterday, and he celebrated at the vet clinic. I received a call on Monday evening from the clinic’s veterinary intern. She told me that Marrakesh continued to spike fevers despite receiving Banamine and a different broad spectrum antibiotic. They performed […]

Marrakesh update

Marrakesh update

When the vet sent Marrakesh and Gina home on Tuesday, he gave me some basic instructions: take his temperature once a day, administer Banamine if it was over 102.5°F, and observe Marrakesh for lethargy or increased swelling around the IV catheter site. Marrakesh was pretty […]

Marrakesh and Gina come home

Marrakesh and Gina come home

On Monday afternoon, my vet called me with an update on Marrakesh. He said that Marrakesh was doing very well; he acted spunky and alert, nursed regularly, and best of all, could come home! I told the vet I’d plan to pick them up on […]

Marrakesh makes improvements

Marrakesh makes improvements

First of all, I want to thank each and every one of you who have commented here, on Facebook, on Instagram, and through email with words of encouragement. It’s been really heartening and has helped me stay positive. The equestrian blogging community is a treasure. […]

Visiting Gina and Marrakesh

Visiting Gina and Marrakesh

I headed down to the vet clinic to visit Gina and Marrakesh after feeding Candy and Moe this morning. Gina appeared happy to see me (and the big container of cookies I brought). I let myself in her stall where she was watching over her […]