Brentina on the Mend After Colic Surgery

Olympian Debbie McDonald reported Feb. 12 that her equine partner Brentina had downed her first four meals, consisting of soaked timothy pellets, following surgery Feb. 10 to remove an impaction from her small intestine.

McDonald, of Hailey, Id., and the 18-year-old Hanoverian mare were in California for the winter when Brentina colicked. The mare was shipped to Humphrey, Giacopuzzi &

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