Dr. Lee has been working around the clock to help Sugar with her ataxia (which is improving) and horrid wounds from skin loss.
She tells me that Sugar is in ‘really fine spirits’ and that she ‘loves attention’. The regular bloodwork came back pretty good! Her only deficiency was in Calcium which is easy to remedy.
The bloodwork for her virus or bacterial infection has not yet returned.
Sugar is in great spirits. She loves to graze.
Her neurological issue seems to be improving… although the viral or bacterial bloodwork will be very helpful here. Who knows what she swallowed in that water?! Yuk.
She is now growing puss filled lumps that burst. Dr. Lee is nursing these… hoping they abscess out all the nasty in there.
On a lucky note, Sue Copeland, Executive Director of Hopes,Dreams and Horses, Inc. (www.hopesdreamsandhorses.org) is sending to Sugar a bottle of her invention Fungus Free Plus (the remedy that worked on my donkey’s leg fungus). We are all hoping it will help reduce the skin fungus. Since Fungus Free Plus works on Swamp Fever, I am hopeful it will help here. Thank you, Sue!!
Jackie is doing great! She is starting to grow the beginnings of skin on her front legs and she is in great spirits. She eats, drinks and acts like a regular horse!
EQUI-SPA (fabulous horse grooming products – all natural) is donating 20% of all sales in September to these horses! I love THE BALM, Fairy Tails, Not So Sweet Itch, Summer Protection Spray and the Sheath and Udder Cleaner to name a few… If you need any grooming products, please try Equi-Spa!
IF YOU’D LIKE TO DONATE to help Jackie, Sugar and the other 28 flood horses in Dr. Lee’s care, please click this link. Although we have surpassed our goal, the costs of caring for these horses is way more than we asked to receive. So, please send prayers and donate if you feel moved.