Category Archives: horse with pelvis fracture

Chronicle of the pelvic fracture, recovery and rehab on a horse

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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chiropractor

Big Guy is obviously feeling much, much better. He is getting back to his old self, not wanting to stand still, fidgeting and all his other ADHD symptoms of impatience and inability to focus. Normally, of course this wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Pelvic Fracture in Horse

I’ve had quite a number of visitors due to the “pelvis fracture” posts on my horse Big Guy. To make it a little easier for you to find what you need I thought I would post this summary: In Jan. … Continue reading

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My cheap sidepull

If you know BG then you know that he frets, he worries, he tucks his head and becomes overbent (like a piece of spaghetti) and toys with the bit, especially if he thinks he has done wrong or is nervous … Continue reading

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Really great ride with BG

Awesome ride with Big Guy today. Not much, just some walking, but he felt solid on all four feet and moved out a bit. Best ride on him since the accident. Very happy!

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October rides for Tristan

Hm I’ve come to a conclusion about riding Big Guy in October – it’s going to be about Relaxation and Belief – for both of us to learn again that we can do this together (and HAVE done it!) He’s riding … Continue reading

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He’s a conundrum

Big Guy has character. He can worry and fret, and then it explodes outward with a buck and sideways kick. Or he will suddenly take a fright at something he’s seen a million times and take off at a hard … Continue reading

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