May 31, 2013.Reading time 3 minutes.
Freedom is now 12 weeks into recovery. He’s been walking under saddle for 45-50 minutes at a time without problem and . . . drum rolls here . . . he can trot for short bursts. So Monday, we took the plunge. Who would think that 20 seconds of trotting could be so much fun? […]
May 15, 2013.Reading time 2 minutes.
News flash: ten weeks of restricted activity and not-very-restricted eating = fat horse. Yes, for the first time ever, Freedom is round. Even my vet noticed when she came for his 8 week check up and spring shots. I’ve cut back on his grain, for sure. He’s down to 5 quarts of TC Senior and […]
March 6, 2013.Reading time 4 minutes.
Yesterday I arrived at the barn mid-day and the very first thing I noticed was the swelling in the tendon area of Freedom’s right front. I hate it when that happens — everything was fine the day before, but now it’s not. It’s one of the advantages of seeing your horse nearly every day; even […]