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By Susan Salk on February 14, 2012
When he was so sick with toxic laminitis that his feet hurt too much to stand, the bay Thoroughbred nicknamed Lazarus would lie down in a tranquil pasture near his barn. And, Kristen Shellenbarger would lie down beside him. As she reached out to caress her first horse, dread of his impending euthanasia gripped her. She made the appointment because, at this point, all medical advice pointed to this sad, inevitable conclusion, she explains. “I didn’t want him to be in pain, and I didn’t know what else I could do for him,” she says, adding, ” I’d just lie […]