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Progress

May
2013
02

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

We’re cleared for walk/riding. By we I mean Jezebel, I’m still broken and still now allowed to ride. However Jez can be walk ridden under saddle for 20 minutes a day for the first week, 25 the second and then 30 the third. So Nik is the one who’s gonna ride her until im cleared […]

Broken Bone Update

Apr
2013
28

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

I was supposed to get my k-wires out last week. By out i mean my hand numbed up and them pulled out with pliers (i’m sure fancy medical pliers) But alas i haven’t grown enough bone yet. Two more weeks of wires and this splint. I was cleared to begin to handle horses in a […]

Oh Horses …

Apr
2013
24

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, Vet

The vet came down to work on Lilly who is my friend whos been helping me with Jez horse. Sadly Lilly is lame and well guess what soft tissue damage so even though its minor Lilly will be following the same RX as Jez stall rest and hand walking followed by walk riding. This should […]

Le Sigh

Apr
2013
12

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I cant do anything at the barn and its making me very upset and frustrated. I’m not allowed to handle horses and i have to rely on other people to help my horse though this rehab. I’m extremely lucky for friend at the barn who’s been taking on the bulk of what i should be […]

posted by on Injury, Life with Jezebel

I was told in emergency that my finger was going to need a pin. Its a triangular oblique break and goes though the knuckle. Okay umm yikes but i’ll deal. I made the appointment with the orthopedist and a couple days later i was in the office ready for the pin ( whatever that means) […]

Shazam!

Apr
2013
04

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

They day after I got tossed into a fence and driven away by the EMTs on a backboard and neck brace a friend was going to lunge and maybe hop on my pony. Clearly she needed some work and i am pretty laid up. On the lunge it was clear my horse was lame, not […]

Bronc Riding

Apr
2013
02

posted by on Injury, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I wasn’t even going to ride, but it was so quiet that i decided why not. We had a successful trail ride the other day and even though spring was in the air and my horse was a touch cranky i though it a good idea to tack up the girl and put a few […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

My girl got a stone bruise its taken a couple weeks to heal. Granted i am giving her extra time off because because i’m a little paranoid about it manifesting into a abscess (dodged a bullet on that one) while this resting of the bruised foot was occurring a semi private pasture became available. One […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

It’s been a long time since I’ve written and not because nothing is happening. With work, and the bitter terrible winter cold (Yes, I’m being dramatic) I’ve been unmotivated to write. So an update is in order. Jezebel is wonderful and just as pretty as ever.  Over the fall we had a really bad case […]

Let The Games Begin

Oct
2012
15

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

The horse farm where my pretty pony lives is a boarders only barn. This means that there are no school horses, lessons don’t have the right away and every one has equal access to the facilities. Most people are pleasure riders, with a few eventers, a few judge trail riders and a couple of show […]