May 6, 2014

I delayed this post but realized that I finally had to share the sad news.  On April 9, 2014 Royal Tinker passed away suddenly.  I had known her since she was born and had the priviledge of training,...

March 17, 2014

till hairy little beasts.  It is coming out in clumps.  I enlisted a good horse friend to help me.  It is a two man job stripping the hair off our shedding little beauties.  I don’t think I have enoug...

March 10, 2014

Ok, the cold is still here but nobody told the horses!  The hairfest has begun.  Slow start this year but spring is in the air, somewhere!

 

February 19, 2014

Cold is still a challenge to riders and horses.  Tinker doing okay in the cold.  Not a fun season for horse riding.  Consider giving them some time off or work them less frequently, less hard.   Atlea...

February 10, 2014

Wow, this cold this winter is crazy.  Tinker is nice and toasty in her blanket.   Not a lot of riding in this weather, have to worry about my potential frostbites and hers!  Stay warm!

 

February 3, 2014

Yeah, much loved snow in the equine world!  Now they can move around and not be stiff.  Always a worry when it is icy that they can hurt their legs, tendon sprains, colic, dehydration etc.  I was so g...

January 20, 2014

I was glad to see my horse able to make it to the water easily.  With the challenging weather, some horses have trouble moving around and there is a real risk of colic and dehydration.

 

 

January 20, 2014

We are still experiencing this challenging weather.  Extreme cold, icy with some snow, windy, and frozen ground.  The footing is tough on them as they need more snow to make it easier to move around....

January 6, 2014

More snow and she is moving fine in the fields.  Lots of frozen icecles on her blanket sides.  Good sign, she is toasty warm under the blanket and no leakage.  I took the blanket off and she had the l...

December 29, 2013

More snow.  Tough on the legs and lungs when the temperature drops as well.  Due to the up and down temperatures she developed a little fungal skin irritation over the shoulders.  Putting on a topical...

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