Posts Tagged ‘retired racehorse’

Magic

Jul
2014
17

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

Since Miss Jezebel is back in work 4 days a week i wanted to have Dr Jim come out and give her the once over. Hes the chiro, acupuncture, vet, bio-mechanic guy i had come out and and who diagnosed her with the ulcers and all that jazz back in March. The idea is I […]

posted by on Off Farm, OTTB

It was going to be hot out but i was determined to go watch the Totally Thoroughbred horse show which is in its 3rd year and held at Plimlico Racetrack. Hundreds of OTTB’s in classes from lead-line to jumpers held at a race track. What could go wrong? Heh. First off this is a big […]

Jumping beans!

Jul
2014
12

posted by on Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jump training has started. Circe was up first with Michelle on board. After her normal flat work, Michelle decided to take Circe over a few cross rails and a couple of little jumps to see how she did. Circe loves to jump! Who knew!? Shes a careful jumper with scope to go higher then the […]

No steps backwards

Jun
2014
07

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

I put the girls to work only after a few days off to get settled. They have both been ridden by Michelle and now Sammy the new trainer and they both did great. Jez did try to rear with Sammy but she gives enough warning that she rode her though it and Sammy doesn’t think […]

New things

Jun
2014
05

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

It was both horses first day working with Michelle at the new place. The new trainer was going to be there as well so her and Michelle could get on the same page and all that jazz. I was both nervous and excited. We moved in last Sat i gave the girls Sunday off and […]

New home

Jun
2014
03

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

Just settling in to the new place                                        

Not again?

May
2014
30

posted by on Barn tales

The rumors are true i am moving the horses, tomorrow. But you just moved them, you say! Yes, thats true i did just move them. Its only been two months and i am moving them again. Its a very long story and i will be writing more about all the trial and tribulations in future […]

Devistation

May
2014
25

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jezebel is still rearing. Second time under saddle with ground work first then a short walk only ride. Well that was the plan anyways. While she was stopped in the center of the ring on a relaxed loose rein and for no reason whatsoever out of the blue, she first baby reared and then when […]

New camera

May
2014
24

posted by on Barn tales, Off Farm

The new camera arrived. Since my trusty 7 year old Canon EOS died on me last week out of the blue and when i needed it, i had to get a new camera. I settled on the Canon t3i so that all my Canon glass would fit and so that my learning curve wouldn’t be […]

All in a days work

May
2014
12

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

Jezebel went across the street! She did rather good. She was calm though very lookie-lou ish  and she crossed the street with no issues at all. Into the woods she went, on the little trail and over to the ditch and the creek. Jez doesn’t like ditches or water for that matter. She has jumped […]