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a question. Cherish has neglected feet. I have her on BOSS and got her shod Friday. She is doing fine. A friend with grey Arabians and an App suggested Kevlar hoof sealant....I can get it but have always been told (race horses) to grease the feet...any ...

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Well, the other half of the Oak tree in front of the house fell this afternoon. Around three o'clock. The Crummy (03 Chevy Suburban, already rolled over and roached) got plastered! We shall see if it's driveable after this. All I use it for is ...

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We got another 1/3 inch rain.
It felt cool this morning.
Horses were in yesterday due to the wet.
They will be happy to get out today.

We have sooo much grass and more rain forecast next week.
Need to get a ride in before it is wet ...

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no tornadoes in the forecast. Had a bad one in the area yesterday...in the Rome area of NY...think Fort Stanwix and Griffiss AFB. Lots of damage but , no directly attributed deaths although the ones in the area the day before lead to torrential rains ...

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I simply don't feel like doing anything today.
But I need to clean and have yard work to do .

Did a short ride on Sarcee at the cabin yesterday.
We made it about 3/4 way around the property when rain clouds said to stop.

I hope ...

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taught me that I need to shut the walk through door at the barn. Tessa left Thursday and is going to a home. Friday was Cherish's first time outside all day and I left her out last night...she has the 14 x 30 shed that is knee deep in hay to take ...

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Turned Prize out with everyone finally on Monday
Followed them for about 30 minutes.
Some warning kicks and they settled in.

That's a huge help.
And less feed since everyone is out and there is plenty grass.
Now I will have to ...

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We got another 2 inches of rain yesterday.
All are in muddy pens.

Hate the mud but we needed another rain boost on the pastures.

Everyone have a lovely Sunday!

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Ah, the joys of summer in California. We go from wet, cold, and muddy to dry and oppressive heat.
Still working on getting the water system reestablished in Fawn Lodge. At least I have the small tank back on the trailer and conveniently located outside ...

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I rode Prize out alone for a bit last evening.
He did okay, would be better with another horse along.
We will get there.

A bbq with friends this afternoon.

I hope everyone has a great day and weekend.



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Tex had a fractured tooth, partial extraction.
No hay for 10-15 days.
At least he can be turned out and graze.
Messes up the rotation so I finally put Prize out with him.

They did fine. A few play kicks was all.
Then evening I fed the ...

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getting Tex's teeth done today.
I'm embarrassed that he is so overdue.

Still HOT here.
Hard to get riding done.
Hard to get anything done really.

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend.

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I could get all these ponies out together.
Timing is the issue.
I have to be here to supervise and during morning preferable.
I have errands today.

Our vet clinic decided they no longer do after-hours or weekend calls.
Hope my horses ...

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the vet is due in a couple of hours.....shot time and maybe a new coggins for Tessa. Finally a cool morning. Rain but seems like that is a continual issue this month.
Still not sure what to call the Black mare...need something for her records but ...

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In the pens for the last few days.
May turn a couple out this afternoon.

Almost 2 inches of rain.
I think we are at about 15 inches so far this year.
Still behind but better.

We have 90's forecast for the coming week.
@@ ...

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very beautiful sky this morning. Poor new horse is stuck in the barn with stalls to protect her from Tessa. She does not seem to mind and drinks a LOT which is good. Eats well and is getting friendlier...has always let me work on her but now she is making ...

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going to ride even if it is hot.
Taking Tex.

Still rotating horses here.
Chica is the wild card.
She has kicked at both Sarcee and Tex.
And squealing and kicking at Prize when she comes up to his pen but not as bad.
She is quieter ...

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the black horse. I still have no name but am leaning towards Silk. Yesterday I put her in the paddock and Tessa did her best to assert her superiority and leadership over the gate. Black mare was not impressed and not threatened.
I tried fly spray ...

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to do much outdoors.
We got another 2-1/3 inches!
Much needed and at the perfect time.
50% chance again today.

Surprise is doing well we went on a short trail rideSunday and he did great.
Only thing is he has bonded with Sarcee and ...

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I am finally back. Have finally shaken off the doldrums and have an interest in things again...so much so that I just bought another horse.
Tessa is sweet and loves me...follows me like a puppy, head on my shoulder, however , when my son was here ...

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Sarcee and Surprise today.

Alternating is working.
Not sure when we will try different horses together.
Don't want anyone getting hurt.

Busy Thursday as usual.
Good luck with the tractors guys.
Our Bobcat needs some work ...

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get horse feed.
Only day this week I have for that task.

Took Tex for a ride yesterday with friends.
A good ride except when an armadillo ran right under us but Tex didn't flinch.
He did act like he wanted to lay down when we crossed ...

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timely rain. Almost 4 inches!

There is turmoil in the herd.
I had hoped Surprise would bond with Tex.
So far he seems to prefer Sarcee.

Chica has lost her mind over the new man in town.
At least the squealing has stopped
We will ...

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for the heat to break and some desparetly needed rain please.
At least that is the forecast for the week.
Hope it isn't a lie.

Things are a bit crazy here.
More than usual.

A thing happened and I bought another horse.
An ...

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this weekend is going to be hot, 100*.
Yikes, I hope everyone's holiday weekend plans go well.

Of course I have a million and one things to get done.

Have a great weekend everyone! ...

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