Category Archives: EVA & streptococcal infection

Not ‘Just’ One In A Million

Just because I have seen two horses in my time die from seemingly innocent viral infections, one of them my own dear sweet Apollon, as recent as December 2012, I am keeping up as much as I can. After all, … Continue reading

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It Was Never About Trust

A friend of mine has a horse, 21 years old and he is, amongst other things, prone to develop hoof abscesses. At the beginning of February, Knut got a hoof abscess on his right hind leg. A short while later, … Continue reading

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Apocalipse And The Virus

Here we go again. Sunday evening Apocalipse was a bit off, ate slowly, and slept a little too much. Naturally, I checked his temperature, which is a thing I have learned to always do after 13 years with Apollon. If … Continue reading

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The Last Original

I could say so much. And I can say so little. I feel so empty. Apollon was put down yesterday. He fell quickly. Half way through the first injection. I have never tired that before, neither has the vet. He … Continue reading

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Apollon Update

Now, we are only guessing here, but for the first time ever, I am offered an explanation on why Apollon has been so sick all his life. My vet says that cows can be born with an immune defect, that … Continue reading

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BRB

Wow, three days without posting… that will not do… but I’m going to do this quick. Marble got a minor swelling on one of her legs a few days ago. I figured she had just twisted her leg on the … Continue reading

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Streptococcal Infection And EVA – Pictures

The vet was by again yesterday… it’s beginning to seem like a pattern… she called me because of some pictures I had sent her… And she even dropped the nice remark that they had never had a customer like me … Continue reading

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