Monthly Archives: September 2010


Yesterday evening, my daughter, while inline skating,┬ábroke a small bone in her wrist. She is now in a splint with ice while we await an appointment and referral to an orthopedic surgeon. Between children, husband, dogs, cats and horses, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Big Man surprises (again)

Rode my TB, Big Guy today. I wasn’t expecting much as he has had soundness issues all summer due to injuries and all the post- pelvic fracture rides has shown clear unevenness that I figured was here to stay. However, … Continue reading

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Plans for horses

The weather has started to cool for fall so the time spent with horses will now increase. As I worked all of them today, I realized that I have three different horses in completely different places, which makes the work … Continue reading

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For some time I have suspected that some of Z’s misbehavior is pain-related (tip offs: would not canter in liberty or pasture, had hard time lifting hind feet for trimming, was uncomfortable having back touched, would pin ears when going … Continue reading

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There is a huge, and I mean huge, trap-like covering laid out in the commons. It’s some sort of business banner that’s about the size of a billboard. Z, who has never been walked over a tarp, dragged me over … Continue reading

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