Today I went out and gave semi-annual vaccinations. Here in the Swamp we have a lot of mosquitoes. All year. Also, vaccinations are required before and after breeding season etc. The ponies also got Ivermectin. I went out and gave shots and dewormers first to Skye and when I was done I didn't even have … Continue reading One Reason I Love Rev.
So like I was saying in the last post, Miss Faar colicked pretty badly last week. Our weather here has been pretty chilly at night and high 90's during the day and insane humidity. I went out to feed for the day earlier than usual because I had clients scheduled early that day. At about 5am … Continue reading Faar Filly: The Great Tummy Ache
Basically, we bought a horse trailer that needs a lot of work. We have a stock trailer that would be easily useable for Rev and we have hauled him in it many times. I just wanted a trailer that's smaller and more "Horsai" and more of a home away from home. So after my big … Continue reading The Endurance Rig.
Her name is Faar. I think it's cool and Arabian sounding and I want to go Faar with her, dangit. There is a reason I ended up with her, though. She happens to be an asshole. So shortly after I got her, the husband came out with me and pushed our son around in his stroller … Continue reading The Faar Filly Chronicles.
Well, I guess the show went pretty well. Only one halter stallion lost his shit and mounted his handler. So that was the only person I yelled at. I consider it a win. Of course, he was an Ayrab. He was absolutely stunning, though. He was a clear winner in the class but I couldn't … Continue reading The First Show of The Season is Always The Most Interesting and Other Things…
Wish me sanity as I go judge the first horse show of the year tomorrow. Also, stay tuned for another possible Exciting New Thing. Bet you can't guess what it is... Of course, it's a horse. I honestly don't know if I will accept this one. I feel like I am getting a lot on … Continue reading First Show of the Year and Yet Another Possible Exciting Thing!!!
A quick spoiler on The Exciting Thing. Friday I agreed to take a horse sight unseen. This horse was a handful and was returned to her breeder from a previous owner. The breeder being a very responsible woman took her back and commenced to finding her a home. This is all I knew apart from … Continue reading The Exciting Thing!!!
Well, the crupper finally arrived. I ordered it from Running Bear Tack and apparently during the midst of a move. I emailed about it twice because I am the most impatient human on the planet and honestly it was the only way I can get this show on the road. I did more research than … Continue reading Crupper Time!!!
Ok. I realize this may have only been me. I am probably the only person who was an uneducated savage when I first became interested in horses. You know, the second I was born. I'm absolutely positive that everyone else started with horses as a completely educated equine veterinarian/Olympic rider. Which is awesome for them. … Continue reading Remember When?
Keep Rev and Skye healthy and sound!!! That one is pretty simple. Keep them both mentally and physically healthy and sound, no matter the endeavor with either of them. Complete and LD with Rev This is the first step that I can take to doing endurance. I just need to get him fit enough and … Continue reading 2017 Goals!!!