Note from Mia (the site Admin): I actually had missed that Honey Bandit was deaf, poor baby! Keep this little fel
> For the first time in 10 days. HoneyBandit does not have a catheter in and does not require fluids every hour.
> Sadly he doest have what might be a hernia - a weak spot which could let his intestines escape from his body. It could just go away!
Palomino says: Having a deaf horse does not bother me, nor does training a deaf horse. What really really bothers me is that being able to talk to a foal in this condition is a huge part of the rehab.
Sometimes at night, as he dreams, his little hooves are moving and he is whinnying in his sleep. Who is he calling? Is a helicopter part of his nightmares? Is it bearing down on him, pushing his family further and further away?
We can only pray that he will someday get his hearing back."