Fritzy had a rather disappointing six-month check in early March. He scored a 3/5 lame before flexions, his hocks have continued to straighten, his fetlocks have begun to drop, he has further muscle atrophy in his hindquarters and his left hind is overcompensating for the right with exaggerated movement. My wonderful vet wanted to check [...]
My (human) valentine was kind enough to know that I needed a horse-filled weekend. I popped down to Global on Saturday for the Special with a friend and loved every second. I haven't been down to AGDF the last two years so it was quite energizing to breathe it all in. The highest caliber horse and rider duos were [...]
Happiest Holidays, Friends! I had a notion to tell you that I was sending another Christmas letter through the interwebs because I’m like so totally environmentally friendly… but then I remembered Santa is watching. Alas, another Christmas has gone too fast. Our year went by in a blink, much like this little holiday season I hold so [...]
We're making progress and had a few exciting ring to barn rides home!
When faced with our behavioral/training issues, I felt like I was at a crossroads between pushing through and not letting my big baby pony 'win,' as so many well respected horse people have recommended... and conversely, following my instinct that he's an individual and needed a reset to start liking his work before spoiling it [...]