Martha Stewart’s Friesian, Rutger, recently had a cracked molar extracted from the depths of his jaw. Naturally, America’s favorite home-making maven documented the entire process… in a meticulous 44-image slideshow. For your edu-tainment.
Highlights included bits of bloody, crumbling tooth.
A fancy plug made of dental compound.
And drilling into her horse’s heavily sedated head…
To flush the sinus cavity of any accumulated bacteria.
After it was done, Martha cleaned, buffed, and lacquered the broken tooth pieces before fashioning them into an ornamental mosaic broach.* Like the treatment plan, it too was spectacularly thorough, perfectly executed, and totally out of line with most people’s reality.
*There is no horse tooth broach that we know of. Yet…
Carley Sparks covers show jumping and related ridiculousness at getmyfix.org.