Sugardine 

Mara has been able to now move on from the medicated poultice pad to the sugardine treatment for her hoof abscess. The sugardine is Betadine mixed with sugar to the consistency of peanut butter, packed on the hoof and secured with a baby diaper, vet wrap and duct tape. She has made wonderful progress, thank…

Icicles on Eyelashes

It was below zero for my Mara Moment today. Mara is walking so much better and has another fresh poltice pad now reinforced with duck tape (thanks Hannah.) Both her eyelashes and chin whiskers had icicles! However her heart and thick coat were warm in the bright sunshine. A quiet, cold and abbreviated visit for…

Long Trail

Mara B was watching for me and I was on the long trail home from Texas today. Photos show exhibits from the Witte Museum in San Antonio. Helen C. Kleberg is riding in the vacquero tradition as practiced at the King Ranch in Texas in the 1900s. Hannah tells me Mara and the horses at…