11 Times Tumblr Summed Up Studying Equine Medicine

It’ll leave you wondering how horses are not extinct.

"Horses sometimes seem almost single-mindedly bent on hurting themselves…"

That's from Dr. David Ramey's article "What’s Good to Put on a Horse’s Wound?" and it perfectly sums up equine medicine in a nutshell. There's also these Tumblr posts that will leave you asking, "how are horses not extinct?"

1) Like, they can't even look at something without getting sick.

http://savetstudent.tumblr.com/post/138693920009/its-a-fact-known-amongst-the-equine-clinicians-of

2) You're going to wonder why you chose to study them.

http://getyourveton.tumblr.com/post/135707310660/youre-not-a-vet-student-when-you-dont-say

3) You can't leave them alone for a minute.

http://thehappyvet.tumblr.com/post/143039741964/if-theres-one-tree-in-the-paddock-the-horse-will

4) They're Murphy's Law in flesh form.

http://getyourveton.tumblr.com/post/142683018365/things-that-can-go-wrong-especially-in-horses

5) You could have studied cows instead.

http://ausvetstudent.tumblr.com/post/140652945854/seriously-horses-are-so-precious-and-over

6) What's up with the reproductive system?

http://mildsurpriseatthedisco.tumblr.com/post/138209577593/i-hate-mares-the-mare-ovulates-while-pregnant

7) They're really good at dying.

http://hopeless-scientist-club.tumblr.com/post/117704933716/dogs-dogs-are-extremely-resilient-when-it-comes

8) Really, really good.

http://mappadouji.tumblr.com/post/130204227185/horses-like-to-die-its-their-favorite-activity

9) Really, really, really good.

http://4yearsofvetschool.tumblr.com/post/134521437206/the-decision-making-process-of-horses

10) We're not kidding.

http://ausvetstudent.tumblr.com/post/128824366952/conversations-with-vet-students-23

11) Really, don't even look at them. Don't even touch them.

http://thehappyvet.tumblr.com/post/146059006829

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