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OCTOBER ’14 BUCKET FUND: YANAHA
HE (ALLEGEDLY) CUT OUT HER GENITALS BECAUSE SHE WOULDN’T BREED…But, she is a SURVIVOR!
THERE ARE NO WORDS.
THIS IS SO DISGUSTING, I CAN BARELY CONTAIN MYSELF. He cut out her VAGINA.
SHE IS ALIVE. SHE IS HEALING. But… she needs help. A LOT of help.
I do not know what the Rockport County (Texas) Sheriff is going to do about this yet.
She sat in an open field for three and a half weeks, with her vagina cut out, before anyone did anything.
A neighbor took the mare to a vet who notified the Sheriff (there is a longer story here but not necessary today…).
And, she’s healing. However, this is traumatic, and there are many issues, to say the least.
Not only was her vagina removed, but he stabbed her and cut her colon as well – which miraculously healed during the 3.5 weeks she was laying in a field.
The mare can urinate but has to have her anus cleaned out for now. The 6″ gaping hole is now 3″. She eats and whinnys. She can walk around but she is lame on her right rear. She has been named, Yanaha – meaning “Brave”.
The bad news (if there could me MORE bad news), her right rear leg cannot bear weight. She needs a Lay down MRI to diagnose what is wrong. Right now, the only lay-down MRI is 6 hours away. The thinking is that her leg was damaged by the knife, damaged by laying in a field for so long, soft tissue?, nerve?… The field Xrays showed nothing wrong with her leg. Only an MRI will show what is causing the problem.
(Does anyone know of a way to get her a lay-down MRI’d close to Corpus Christi, TX?… Is there any informed input here? Does any facility use slings? The fear with a standing MRI is that she will get dopey, put weight on her bad leg and then collapse.)
It takes the volunteers at Rockport Horse Rescue 6 hours a day to tend to Yanaha’s needs. They keep fighting for her and don’t want to put her down. Yanaha’s spirit is very strong. Her eyes are bright, she is perky and nickers for her food.
Can you even imagine?
HERE ARE THE NEWS STORIES AND VIDEO. (Nothing graphic – they do not show the wounds.)
Printed story linked here.
Another printed story linked here.
TV News story linked here.
CAN WE HELP GET HER THE MRI, HELP WITH HEALING AND MAYBE GET HER A THERAPLATE TO HEAL THE SOFT TISSUE AND NERVE DAMAGE??!!
Please, please let’s help this mare and the people helping her. Thank you, in advance.