This recent cold spell and onset of winter has done some great things for Badger and his lung condition.
The rain and ice eliminated the dust from the air and the cooler temperatures combined with the slightly damper air has eased his breathing tremendously.
[and of course mules love to coat themselves is mud...]
Today while watering him I did a vitals check to make sure that my eyes were not decieving me.
His respiration was only 20! Amazing!
9 is his normal, but he was at dangerous levels just 3 weeks ago.
He is bright eyed and eager to ride.
Alas, I have to wait for the deer hunters to clear out of the woods.