Archive for the ‘OTTB’ Category

First time farrier

Mar
2012
14

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I was nervous as hell, it was time for the first farrier visit for my lovely filly. I was told she stood for the farrier but knowing how fidgety she is and how agitated she gets in the wash stall I was sure she was going to be a handful and as a result I […]

New Friends

Mar
2012
13

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Things are so different here then in California. For example, turn out. It’s not something that’s done in the heart of Los Angeles. There its pretty much stall boarding only. I did for some time have my previous mare in an “in and out”. A stall with a little extra out door area attached but […]

Three days in

Mar
2012
10

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Three days in and Miss Jezebel came up lame. Her hind left was causing her much discomfort and pain. She was walking broken legged. I took her digital pulse. I could feel it. Damn. I put her on stall rest, my barn manager gave her some butte and we hoped for a bruise. It wasn’t […]

It happened so fast

Mar
2012
06

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

After the decision was made it happened so fast. I put in my applications for an OTTB with 3 rescue groups on a Sunday night by Monday morning I was on the phone with one and moving ahead with the process. One week later I was at a horse farm in PA looking at 5 […]