Hold the Horse Down

D. E. Larsen, DVM  Mike was sitting behind the desk in the large animal hospital, his standard position during every one of our weeks of night duty at Colorado State University. “Mike, you seem to like the desk job,” I said. “Naw, not so much. I just need the experience of talking to people onContinue reading “Hold the Horse Down”

What is in a Name?

D. E. Larsen, DVM The young mare was standing in the shade of the lean-to in the corner of the pasture. I could see that her tail was soaked from explosive diarrhea. “Winnie looks like she is losing a lot of weight, Doc,” Denton said. “It seemed to happen all of a sudden, almost overnight.Continue reading “What is in a Name?”

Horse Trailer Down

 D. E. Larsen, DVM  I slowed as I approached the accident. The flashing lights looked like it was coming from several emergency vehicles. There were cars stopped and parked along the road, and many people were gathered around and watching. I pulled up behind the ambulance and got out of my van. I was aContinue reading “Horse Trailer Down”