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September 2009 Blog Posts (10)

New things.

Just trying some new things lately. Chester isn't old enough for riding, but we're going to the AHA show in Tulsa this week. We've really worked hard for "sport horse in hand" and my daughter has worked hard for "walk trot hunter pleasure - 10 and under"
Wish us luck!

Added by Sally on September 28, 2009 at 12:17am — 1 Comment

The Mustang Diaries Part 2

Well, Sulphur's Nataqua, or Taqi as I call him is finally letting us touch him. I haven't been getting out to see him as often as I should since he's 35 windy miles away, but Pete has been spending time with him at feeding time. (Pete calls him Taco) He has been eating out of our hands and will let us scratch his neck and touch his ears. Pete has also been running his hands down his legs and feet. Speaking of which, he is very long and has some hoof that has been breaking out on the sides. I… Continue

Added by Judy Houle on September 27, 2009 at 11:34am — 1 Comment

Getting you up to date!



Just working with Chester and hanging out until he's old enough to ride. For now, my daughter and I are working on riding skills and Chester is getting used to domestic horsey life.… Continue

Added by Sally on September 24, 2009 at 4:29am — 1 Comment

The end

Taffy Gave up the fight at 4:20 Saturday September 19, 2009 at the age of 19. We elected not to have her put down because. She did not have much stress until the last few minutes. At which point she was lying down. She got up and ran around the yard (of cource we had all the gates open) with me following close behind I think that she was looking for Mary, She found her coming out our back door. Went over to her and stood there min or two. Then collapsed and gave up her life. We are very sad to… Continue

Added by Gary R. Brown on September 19, 2009 at 7:16pm — 4 Comments

Taffy one of my enduance horses has colliced

On Wednesday Marys horse Taffy Cooliced. We took her to the Vet around 7:00 pm. He gave her a shot for pain. Did all the other things they do for colic. We left her over night. On Thursday she seamed to be doing a little better but he wanted to keep her over night again. She would not eat any thing and only one small stool. I was still confident that she would be all right. However this morning the vet called and things had turned worse. That we should prepare for the end. We brought her home… Continue

Added by Gary R. Brown on September 18, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Checking the oil at the vet stop

Checking the oil at the Kenlyn Urban Challenge in Aurora, CO this spring.
Ronnie check out my blog http://roodroppings.blogspot.com Read about Flambeau running a mok!

Added by Ronda vida eden on September 15, 2009 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Summer Update for Hungarian Perle



Well Perle and I started off the year just trying to get any rides under our belt. (We lost most of last year after Perle was diagnosed with a heart arrhythmia in March and spent most of the year trying to find a cause and/or trying to get rid of it. No clear… Continue

Added by Katrina Mosshammer on September 14, 2009 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Morgan endurance horse

I'm originally fron N.H. and am now living in Florida. I have a 7 year old Morgan mare. So far I have done CTR's. I hope by the end of the Florida SEDRA season I can do a 50 mile endurance. My horse is doing well except she doesn't handle the heat and humidity as well as the Arabs. Also her pulse tend to be higher and can be erratic and jump around.She is always looking around at everything at the vet checks. Does anyone out there have any suggestions?
Thanks

Added by donna normand on September 14, 2009 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Equine Ortho-Bionomy Demo at the Caja del Rio ride

At the Caja del Rio Ride in Santa Fe, NM, I held a demo to introduce people and horses to Equine Ortho-Bionomy, which is a non-invasive but very effective healing bodywork modality.



Some of the issues addressed with this bodywork include:



• Structural imbalance

• Lameness

• Trauma

• Chronic and acute injuries

• Behavioral issues

• Joint pain and stiffness





Eight horses enjoyed a sampling of the work and here are some of the… Continue

Added by Susan Smith on September 14, 2009 at 11:42am — No Comments

Last Portion of My first 50

http://christinamccarthy.blogspot.com/

Added by C M on September 3, 2009 at 6:33am — No Comments

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