Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
Still at a Standstill
Sometimes it seems like nothing ever changes much. Since January 2020 when I got Covid-19 the pandemic has really messed up my riding life. I am not alone, I know, but I am getting FRUSTRATED even though the idea of progress with elderly Not Quite Right (NQR) horses is sort of ludicrous. I am equally frustrated by the reduction in effective physical therapy for my MS,…Continue
Posted on May 21, 2022 at 10:45am
Older Horses' Legs
As horses get older and all the shocks from hooves landing at speed accumulate horses' joints tend to get REALLY sensitive when the weather changes. This spring has been chock full of weather changes, days of really nice weather, then the Polar Vortex visits us and all the cold weather gear has to come out yet again, over and over again. Springtime is not always wonderful for…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2022 at 2:17pm
Do Some Horses NEED to Toe Out?
MJ was so much better for my lesson than he was in my lesson last week.
Last week he had gotten his new shoes, with a new alignment, on. He no longer has a bar across his frog for protection, he now has a full pad across the bottom of his front hooves, and as directed by the veterinarian from…Continue
Posted on April 9, 2022 at 10:51am
In between the rains, bitterly cold morning, MJ's shoeing problems and me occasionally getting sick I have not been riding much this past winter. I did not have anything much to write about this month other than being frustrated about not riding much.
Now spring is here, and I do have some progress to…Continue
Posted on April 2, 2022 at 12:29pm
Babying MJ Along
This week was frustrating as far as riding goes. It had rained throughout Saturday night and it was too wet for me to ride in Shannon's grass ring on Sunday, so I was really looking forward to my lesson on Wednesday.
We got to the stable and Darryl told me that MJ was sort of lame, and Debbie said I could…Continue
Posted on March 5, 2022 at 11:03am