Posts Tagged ‘Horse farm’

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 […]

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

I finally got the pins out of my hand last week, that’s the good news! The bad news? I can hardly move my finger, I can’t bend it at 2 knuckles and my DR is likely going to send me to expensive physical therapy that I will have to pay for out of pocket. Even […]

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 […]

Big Boned

Sep
2012
21

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

My horse is fat! First my barn manager mentions she thinks shes getting fat, then another boarder who is also a vet said and I quote “wow she sure lost her race horse physique” so yeah shes off the hay stretcher now, cuz yanno… fat. Fat and happy though… she’s a very happy horse.

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 […]

Stable hunting

Mar
2012
08

posted by on Barn tales

After I decided that an OTTB was what I wanted I needed to find a place to keep her. I of course started with the Google. Unlike Los Angeles where you only have a handful of places to board your horse Maryland and Virginia have a lot. I know I needed a place as close […]