Reindeer Chat

Mara B and I chatted about Santa’s reindeer with Landon and Lorrie today. Landon also treated Mara to a nibble of hay and some sweet pats! No ride time today though because when I lunged Mara I saw her limping at the trot. Darn, we rode out yesterday with no issues so I’m not certain…

Improvement

Boy has Mara’s pain medication made a difference already, today she is walking basically fine rather than gingerly as she had been. This is a new product to me, it’s in pill form rather than a paste, and she simply eats it in a little grain. Our time together was mellow and relaxing, we used…

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…

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…