M is for mistimed misfortunes

M is for mistimed misfortunes.

Medical emergencies involving horses tend to occur within the first hour after a vet departs from the barn.

What seasoned horse lover hasn’t groaned extra loudly, while placing an emergency vet call for an equine injury or illness? Sure, no time is a good time for a horse health problem. But those costs and wait-times increase when the vets go home.

And, when veterinary clinics close for the day, the costs go up a an arm and a leg.

Mercy me!

The Mane Point is participating again in the April A to Z blogging challenge, posting daily with alphabetical entries.

For this year's A-Z event, a month of posts will offer Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship, with all due apologies to the original Murphy of Murphy’s Law,  which basically said, "If anything can go wrong, it probably will."

Horse lovers may have heard some of these uncannily true, yet often ironic, statements in various forms in the past. Or not.

Horse in Stall by Bandini

Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship

Adapted from public domain clipart

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