Posts Tagged ‘ex racer’

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

My horse is back. My lazy, half asleep “Are you sure we have to work?” horse has returned. When my trainer takes her out to work with her she always comments how Jez is half asleep. Yup, thats my girl. I really thought id never get her back and that she’d always be the wild […]

Appreciated

Oct
2013
15

posted by on Barn tales

Customer service matters and it’s something that is lacking in the horse world. Not just a little lacking, I mean wholly non existent in some cases. So when I come across someone who gets it right i’m always giddy and happy. Also I have a pretty deep and heavy advertising background having been on the […]

Barefoot?

Oct
2013
07

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB

Cire’s feet are not in the best shape. She came to me front shod, with long toes and over under on the right front. Id love to get her barefoot but its not clear yet if that can happen or not. Unfortunately its kinda an experiment. Her feet will eventually tell me what they need […]

Cleared

Oct
2013
04

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

Its been 6 long months. Six very long months since i was tossed off Jez and taken to the ER, Six very long months since Jez was diagnosed with a suspensory injury. Stall rest, limited turnout restricted movement, ultra sounds and shock waves but finally my beautiful wonderful girl has been cleared by the vet. […]

Enter Circe

Sep
2013
30

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

It happened so fast it kinda made my head spin. I saw the posting the Racehorse rehab farm I got miss Jezebel from was getting a couple horses back though no fault of their own and didn’t have room for them on the farm. They were looking for sponsors, or fosters or some way to […]

One Day At A Time

Aug
2013
07

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

Our third shock wave was done and the vet came out for Jezebels final ultrasound and check before the claim for this injury ran out. I was very nervous, our last check didn’t go so great and at that time decision was made to give Jez some turn out since she was really falling apart […]

Downtime

Jul
2013
24

posted by on Barn tales, Injury, OTTB

I’ve convinced my better half to take riding lessons. It’s all part of my not so secret plan to get a second horse. Theres a local barn that has a pretty descent lesson program and a stable of school horses and he’s been going once a week for the last couple of months. Its been […]

Turmoil

Jul
2013
19

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I have moved horse farms. It was sudden and very unpleasant. I was treated extremely badly by people I had always been kind, helpful and went out of my way for. It left a really bitter taste in my mouth but I was lucky enough to have a couple very supportive friends who helped me […]

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

I showed up to the barn mainly to give Alex the head caretaker on site instructions on administering Jezebels new oral Ace compound. Were using this to dope my pony so she can have a couple hours of turn out in the small round pen a day and she wont go nutso running and jumping […]

Mind Lost

May
2013
21

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

So the controlled grazing isn’t really working. I’m blaming the weather. Its been like thunderstorm central around here, every day predicted chance of thunderstorms and when the pressure drops my horse likes to go nuts. Ive been taking her in the round pen where its a smaller enclosed space for her to graze. I  have […]