Endurance Horse Recovering from Tree Branch Impalement

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When Amigo arrived at the University of Tennessee Equine Hospital on January 17, with a 3-foot-long tree branch impaled in his side, veterinarians gave him a 2% chance of survival.

Luckily they underestimated the tenacity of the 10-year-old Arabian endurance horse, who is recovering from his injury and poised to go home in a week, said his owner, Gary Sanderson, of Luttrell, Tenn.

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