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posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jezebel is back into work. Shes still being treated for ulcers and I’m still in the process of devising an ulcer maintenance plan for her but she’s feeling much better and is ridable. Both Michelle and Sammy have taken her on successful rides on the flat. I even popped on her after Michelle one day […]

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB, Vet

The last month or so has been hard. Harder on The Circe Effect than me but hard none the less. Her lameness issues were not progressing how anyone hoped they would. To add insult to injury she came up lame on the right hind a week ago with stocking up in both hinds. The farrier, […]

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB

Redheads  

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Most mornings she gets it all the way off…. she really has a knack for making me hike out into the field and look for it. I got to the barn early enough the other day to see her fly mask removal task in process. Clever pony!

The week in review

Sep
2014
10

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

The week has been long and hot and not a ton is going on.  Both ponies are still out of work. Jezebel is still being treated for ulcers, shes not as reactive when palpated and is much less cranky in general. Sammy did take her on a 20 min how is she feeling ride and […]

Peas in a pod

Sep
2014
03

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

Were are a lot alike. We both over think stuff, we both have beautiful show pony hair and we both have to deal with ulcers. I know how it feels so when Jez came up ouchy (not to mention the behavioral issues) for ulcers again, my heart sank. I didn’t have enough omeprazole for treatment and […]

The saga of Circe

Sep
2014
02

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB, Vet

Circe’s been lame for about 3 weeks now. It started with right front lameness and a suspected bruise. She was taken out of work while i waited for it to heal or abscess. It did neither. My farrier came out and Circe came off the hoof testers pretty hard but it was all over sore. […]

posted by on Review

When the good folks over at Horze.com got in touch and asked me to review products for them I was pleased as punch. I love reviewing stuff. When the items showed up i was rearing to get to reviewing! They sent a couple different things and i will be giving my thoughts on them in […]

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

Well not really but thats what i’m calling it. The better half was taking his lesson my my trainers event horse and i tacked up the Bo and was going to ride her for the second half of his lesson then Sammy was going to get on Jez. She had been kept in the night […]

Circes new Manolos

Aug
2014
23

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

When Circe came up lame a week and a half ago and i saw the bruise, I put her on rest and waited it out to see if it would manifest into an abscess or get better. A week went by and it didn’t get better. The lameness did get a little more pronounced but […]