Posts Tagged ‘retired racehorse’

Slow going

May
2014
09

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

I didn’t anticipate it going so slow. Moving the girls has caused us a few set backs as i expected and a few curve balls i didn’t expect. Getting Circe across the street and over to the ring has gone just dandy. Getting Circe to work and not lose her mind across the street in […]

There will be mud

May
2014
02

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB

It rained a lot which mean ponies were eager to get out after being stuck inside. It also meant mud. Oh how the ponies love the mud. Especially The Circe Effect she is a total pig pen

Raindrops

Apr
2014
29

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

It’s raining and its going to rain for days. Stupid. I was planning on washing and re-waterproofing my blankets and sheets this week. Yeah thats not happening how can i dry them in the sun with yanno no actual sun. Instead i will trot my happy ass back and forth to the barn every 4 […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, Training

Jezebels meds have arrived! They have been sitting in customs since April 7th and finally got here.  I’ve been checking my international tracking number every day like i have OCD. There is light at the end of the Jezebel tunnel. Meds you ask? I decided to go ahead and treat her for gastric ulcers as […]

Indian love call

Apr
2014
15

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Training

Just to give an idea of the scope and scale of the new ginormous ring. Circe started off really good. Calm, relaxed ready to work when she walked across the street, into the ring and even on the lunge. That was until Jezebel started to call to her from across the street. Took Jez about […]

Paddock fail

Apr
2014
10

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB

Tried to ride Circe in the small paddock today. Id call it a fail from the moment i tried to mount and my foot slid out of the stirrup on a truly epic mounting fail until she baby reared at me when I was on the ground walking her back in to the barn. We […]

Busy busy busy

Apr
2014
09

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

A lot has been going on as well as a lot of nothing. I’ve been letting the girls get settled in and not asking too much of them besides learning their new routine. My morning feed person started and thats been great! Going back and forth to the barn twice a day is tough. Nothing […]

Separation anxiety

Apr
2014
04

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

The girls are settling in the new barn. I’m at the barn twice a day right now. My morning feeding and turn out person doesn’t start until next week and though this barn is closer to the house making the trek twice a day can be rough. In other words I’m tired as all get […]

The big move

Apr
2014
02

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

It was moving day. The day started out with heading down to the new barn to finish up installing buckets, bed stalls and just get everything ready for the girls. My better half was really awesome making sure i was calm as even though i was excited moving is always stressful. We got everything done […]

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

Thanks to L from Viva Carlos for the Magical Blog Hop, Whats in Your Bucket addition. Like i needed a reason to blah blah about what i feed the ponies! I feel better now that i have one though. I tend not to go too crazy with the horsey supplements compared to some i suppose […]