Archive for the ‘Life with Jezebel’ Category

Special Snowflake

Jan
2015
15

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

Right Hind Lateral Digital Extensor Tendonitis approximately 5% lesions – Starts 2cm distal to tendon sheath extends to 4cm proximal to union with common digital extensor. Fuck… My… Life…

The blahs

Nov
2014
22

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

Circe got kicked and has a sore muscle and is off. Jez is still off from the mystery leg scrapes and her possible extensor tendon strain. She just finished her course of SMZs. Reps is getting his around the clock meds at home (every four hours, yo!) The only horse without issues in the barn […]

Colder weather

Nov
2014
07

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Its getting colder so the ponies are coming inside some nights, though theres not a strict schedule were trying to give them as much turn out as possible. Weather permitting the are outside night time. The weather decides the turn out, not some arbitrary schedule. (which is awesome!) Soon it will be too cold for overnight […]

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

It  was that time of year again, fall shots. I also had my vet float the girls teeth. My vet does a hand float and though i was thinking id use a dentist this time around seems “horse dentist” in this area is synonymous with “never return voice mails” Since my vet does a bang […]

Eric Smiley Clinic

Oct
2014
31

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Eric Smiley was coming to town. He’s a very sought after clinician and also an Olympian. I just missed him last  spring when he was teaching in this area  and really none of my horses would have been prepared for a clinic at that level last spring anyways. I personally think its important to be […]

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 […]

Training day: Grids

Oct
2014
08

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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 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 […]

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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!