Stallion treated at UF is now true model horse

Published: January 6th, 2014

Category: Featured Articles, Surgery

Laura Moon, the owner of horse, Mariah’s Boon, and University of Florida veterinarians Chris Sanchez and Ali Morton pose for a picture at the UF’s Large Animal Hospital. (Photo by Maria Farias/University of Florida)


An American Drum Horse stallion named Mariah’s Boon was a model patient at the University of Florida’s Large Animal Hospital between 2008 and 2009, when he received two surgeries and numerous checkups for an abdominal abscess caused by a small wire that had penetrated his stomach. Now, quite literally, and at only 6 years of age, he’s in the process of becoming a true model horse. Click to read the full story.