My spotted pill got off lucky this weekend. He really needed a workout. He's gathering spring flab on his hiney again. My horse winters well. Goodness, maybe I ought to send him to the desert with my Aunt in the winter and let her wet some saddle blankets on him. Good 'ole Appies, at least they are easy keepers!
I had big plans to ride my horse on Saturday. However, since I was on the couch all day with a migraine, My Boy got to fly solo. On Sunday, I felt better and had a work obligation most of the day, but I made it to the farm late that afternoon. After making a hay run with Paint Girl, I fed my horse and at least got in some grooming while he ate. Then it was off to finish puppy duty (Part Two tomorrow.) It was a whirlwind day, but when you waste one day in migraine mode, you have to play catch-up once your brain is out of the squeezer!
It was nice to just hang out with him. He actually seemed happy to see me- shocker!
After I curried away piles of hair, I left the pasture to snap a few photos of something I spotted outside of the pasture. Lo and behold, he quickly left his dinner, headed to the fence line, and gave me this look. Hmm....what could be up?
I'll tell you more about it ...... on Saturday!
Oh, I was pleased to see the rest of the sarcoid scab had finally come off! I was beginning to wonder about that stubborn scab, which was from the second round of Xxterra I'd applied to the two "fingers" left on the sarcoid last month. It is looking good, mostly dry skin, with some hair growing in. I keep slapping sunscreen on it, hoping to prevent sunburn and further damage.
The weather doesn't look so great this week, or I'd try to get up and work my horse on Thursday. The farrier visits Saturday, and my horse is getting shoes put on the back hooves again in preparation for spring trail rides. Spring keeps teasing us....but at least we had a good week of it to dry out a lot of the mud in the pasture! As soon as that is gone for good...so is my horse's turnout halter, and we'll begin working on catching again. Just thinking about that gives me....another migraine. I kid, I kid. I'm actually looking forward to work over this hump again!
Miss Lucie Grace
1 year ago