Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Herd on Thanksgiving Day

Rebel and Rusty are putting on weight and getting furry coats.  They are protected from the rain and wind.  They just want more to eat.  But I don’t want them to get too heavy.  They are pretty plump right now.  … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Before Thanksgiving

The sky tried to spit out some snow with the rain this evening when I did chores.  It’s hard to do anything with the horses when the ground is greasy soup.  So, I just fed them heavily three times today.  … Continue reading

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Charitys Flame, Polish Arabian mare

This past weekend I took Charity out for a ride.  She did really well.  We stepped up by the old cement blocks used to block the road into the gravel pit.  She went through all the brush, up the short … Continue reading

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Venture Redeemer (Rusty)

I brought Rusty out and brushed him down, cleaned out his hooves.  They all look healthy now.  When I brought him home his hooves were in pretty bad shape from lack of care.  They look pretty good now.  He, too … Continue reading

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Rebel Ransom

I took Rebel for a walk on the gravel driveway, longed him at a walk both directions.  He seemed less sore.  He’s been stiff in the hocks for some time now.  When I cleaned out his hooves his back legs … Continue reading

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Rebel Ransom

After a summer of riding, Rebel’s hooves are sore.  Andy Chrysler trimmed his hooves.  His angles are a bit different than before and he’s reaching beneath himself more.  I’m hoping I don’t have to shoe him, but his hoof walls … Continue reading

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