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Horrible Hairy Hog, now called simply Harry, battles a mysterious illness two months after his rescue from the slaughter pipeline. Here he receives an ultrasound on Tuesday.

Beautiful Harry battles horrible illness

Horrible Hairy Hog, a darkly beautiful OTTB rescued from the slaughter pipeline in September, has been stricken by an illness that caused him to go down. The 17-year-old Thoroughbred, who was rescued by a team of caring individuals in a collaborative effort that helped him land safely at Our Farm Equine Rescue in New York, took a sudden turn in late October, says Sharon Kress. Harry, as he is now named, suddenly and without warning, began to sweat, spiked a fever, and his hind leg ballooned up in size, Kress says, noting the onset of troubles began the night before […]