Category Archives: Dante

Entries about my Morgan x Frisian cross gelding.

Dante’s Supplement update and worming

I’ve been horrible about the horse’s worming schedule. Today, I fed the ponies a feed through wormer as they can both be difficult to paste worm and this is very easy on them. I probably will end up switching them … Continue reading

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rain

We’ve had two weeks of a lot of rain, and only a day here or there that I got anything done with Dante. What little work I did do was a little clicker training with leg lifts, kicking the ball, … Continue reading

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Sunshine-yellow urine makes me happy

Late last fall I caught Dante peeing and his urine flow was really dark and nasty. I worried because having a brown urine (excreting proteins) could have been a sign that things were going south with his PSSM. He hadn’t … Continue reading

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Dante’s vet visit: x-rays

X-rays today on the stifles and hocks for Dante. Some pretty good news considering. First the hocks, they look really good. Some aging but overall an A+. This rather surprised me because considering his age 16+ I would have expected … Continue reading

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Dante Adequan shot series

He finished his last shot today, so I’m thinking a 45 day schedule and see how it goes. He is definitely feeling better and using his right hind leg more but isn’t quite there yet. The vet comes out Friday … Continue reading

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Cantering and leg lifts!

I had to rush back to the barn around 3 p.m. A severe thunderstorm with hail and lightening is predicted all through the night so I went back to take down the electric tape so the ponies could access the … Continue reading

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Time to leave the Pity Party

I’ve been thinking over some things and thought I would clarify them here in a blog post about training Dante. I’ve been struggling with Dante and that is because I bought him with expectations of A and instead have ended … Continue reading

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