If you could spare a few minutes and send some prayers upstairs for my boy, Jack.....it would be greatly appreciated.
You see, for those who don't know me , my boys are my 3 horses....and the one that is in distress is Jack. He is a 7 yr old sorrel gelding. This past spring I saw something growing on his (private part) but thought it might just fall off over time. Well it never fell off , it just got bigger and bigger...about the size of a small apple....it was not pretty! Rather gross....bloody,pussy and looked alot like brains...well, you get the idea. Of course, the wonderful internet is perfect for research and I had alot of ideas as what it could be and none were good.
The vet came this morning and she tells me it is a tumor but not sure if it was cancerous. She wanted to refer me to a "horse hospital" to have it removed....which would have cost ALOT of money and no guarantees he would be cured. I have had my share of "hospital procedures" right here in my barn so she agreed to do the surgical removal right in the stall. We performed the rather disgusting task of surgery on his "you know what" to remove this tumor. In the end, she was able to get the stalk part that connected to the good skin but no guarantees it won't regrow. If it grows back.....well lets just say that means its cancer....and that is never a happy ending :(
So we need all the extra prayers that we can get so that this tumor is gone and won't ever come back!
Me working with Jack