Her Horse is Dying. When Are We Blind To a Beloved Pet’s Pain? Or, What We Owe Our Companions
He stands in his corral with one back leg lifted. He can’t stand without pain. Both of his rear hocks are swollen.
The big paint-easily 17 hands- is as sweet as they come. Mild and affectionate, he was his owner’s since he was weaned. Now in his mid-twenties, he spends a lot of time standing.