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Heres to fall

Oct
2014
28

posted by on Barn tales

The leaves are changing big time around here. The colors are rich, warm and glowing. I better enjoy it while i can because soon enough the leaves will all drop off the tress and the cold will set in and winter will be upon me. Winter my least favorite of all seasons. I grew up […]

Fall with Jez

Oct
2014
23

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jez is doing great, she loves her new job… Jumping bean. Shes had some really great rides with both Michelle and Sammy. I get great feedback on her progress all the time. Shes one pretty amazing horse. On this day the video was shot we were sharing the ring with another rider who was jumping […]

posted by on Barn tales

Party time

Oct
2014
13

posted by on Barn tales

My barn hosted a kids Halloween party. Many kids had an awesome time. My trainers 8 year old daughter and 3 year old son both were the party hosts for this barn event. Many kids from their schools came to enjoy the day, carve scary pumpkins, bob for tasty apples (then feed them to the […]

Good news

Oct
2014
10

posted by on Life with Circe, Vet

Circe is Lyme negative! Not just a little negative but super negative. The test from Cornell finally came back. Thats good news for Circe. However it still doesn’t explain the lameness other then sole bruising which is just to in the wind of a diagnosis for me. Were in the second cycle of her shoeing […]

Training day: Grids

Oct
2014
08

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Grid work its now on the agenda for Miss Jeza-bobo. She did great on her first day. She figures out whats being asked of her after just one or sometimes two shots at it. The grid was a tough one, very challenging. Sammy started with with trotting though, poles down. Once she understood the layout […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jezebel is back in full work, shes finished her round of ulcer medication and shes on a maintenance program. Theres going to be a little trial and error for that but a plan is in the works to control her ulcers. Seems Jez is just a thinker or rather an over thinker she must get […]

posted by on Review

When the good folks over at Horze contacted me to review their products I was thrilled! I also had two sound horses who were going really well. Yippy! By the time the products arrived I had two horses out of work. One with ulcers and one with still unidentified issues (come on Cornell give me […]

Tick tock

Sep
2014
29

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe

Still waiting ….. Hurry up!

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB

It was kinda on a whim. I wasn’t out shopping for another horse when Bonnie at After The Races (where i got Jezebel) posted that she had a couple horses coming back to her, no room for them and needed them placed/housed/fostered. For some reason I picked up the phone and made the call. Bonnie […]