Posts Tagged ‘Ottb’

posted by on Barn tales, OTTB

I went to the Mid Atlantic Thoroughbred auction the other day. I had never been and it was amazing! It was all you would expect from an auction where horses were going for the tens of thousand dollars. It had the podium where the auctioneers were doing there thing, the stage where the handlers would […]

The days of winter

Dec
2014
07

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

Stuff has been happening even things besides me bitching about the cold a tradition with me as soon as it gets below 40 on a regular basis. Interesting stuff, boring stuff and of course the daily grind stuff. Rep was hauled back up to New Bolton for his eyeball recheck and the results were giant […]

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 […]

Good news

Oct
2014
10

posted by on Life with Circe, Vet

Circe is Lyme negative! Not just a little negative but super negative. The test from Cornell finally came back. Thats good news for Circe. However it still doesn’t explain the lameness other then sole bruising which is just to in the wind of a diagnosis for me. Were in the second cycle of her shoeing […]

Training day: Grids

Oct
2014
08

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

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 […]

Tick tock

Sep
2014
29

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe

Still waiting ….. Hurry up!