Word to the wise: when you bring a horse in from the field, it is a good idea to let them have a couple of minutes in their stall so this doesn’t happen. I know better, but thought I might get away with it and save a couple of minutes. Taking short cuts is almost…Continue reading →
Possibly the best recovery I have seen. This horse had a case of moderate laminitis. That is always a scary problem with an unknown outcome, but this one is a winner! I’m just giddy about his recovery. I’m not sure I have ever seen such a great turn around. Congratulations to his owner for doing…Continue reading →
It does take a lot more effort than I originally expected, but I see a lot of opportunity to share things, like this nice job I put on this amazing animal. Let me explain… I’m waiting for another render to complete. It should be posted tomorrow, in the meantime, I wanted to go on about…Continue reading →
I was sitting around Sunday evening relaxing; thinking about what to get done around the farm with a bit of extra time this week. Then a text came in with the question. “Can you shoe an extra 15-20 horses this week?” Sometimes things just work out. I admit, I was ready for some standing upright,…Continue reading →
It’s more than usual, that’s for sure. The heat and humidity has been intense and I’ve been adding a lot of forge and grinder to sweeten up the farrier stank. This is nothing new, of course. August is always this way. This has no bearing on anything, but I like to watch the weather in…Continue reading →
The veterinarian recommended rim pads for this horse. He is generally foot sore and needs a little bit of protection for his hooves.
I fell down like an old fat man and busted my shoulder. I can probably change my shirt today, but I don’t know about working on left hooves.Continue reading →