Rehab

Mara has been tender footed and less willing to trot off and to move out recently. Because she has already had a case of laminitis two years ago, I was concerned and feeling that something was “off.” So today she had a Vet check and it was confirmed that she is dealing with another bout…

Fresh Start

The spring ritual of scraping clean the paddocks has now begun! When I arrived at the barn early this morning I could see the neat piles of manure waiting to be transported and spread on the fields. The horses are used to these activities happening around them. Arriving early today allowed me to chat with…

Spring Burning

Mara and I were just past Sam’s this afternoon when we saw there has already been a spring burn, the grass management program used to revitalize the prairie. Another wonderful sign of spring we enjoyed on today’s ride were new pussy willows starting to appear. And on our walk back to the stable, Julie, Lulu…