Marathon, Round 1, Complete

Marathon, Round 1, Complete

Today we finished our annual spring body clipping marathon. The final count was 25 body clips, almost all of them on PPID/Cushing’s horses. Sparky the donkey won both the most hair and the best behaved award. Norman finished a close second on thickness of hair,...
Sparky has Requests

Sparky has Requests

Sparky the donkey is very good at expressing his wants and needs, and over the years I’ve gotten better at interpreting his communications. Sparky was diagnosed with Cushing’s and had his first body clip in 2016, so this marked year three of body clipping...
The Marathon Begins

The Marathon Begins

I’m usually finishing up my initial round of spring body clipping around the first of May. This year I didn’t start until around the first of May, April 30th to be exact. We’ve had an up and down spring as far as weather. It’s been in the...
Round Two Complete

Round Two Complete

A couple of days ago we finished up our second wave of body clipping. We started round two a few weeks ago so we will probably only get a break of 2 or 3 weeks before it is time for round three. Occasionally we have a horse that needs a 4th clip but that’s...
Marathon, Part 2

Marathon, Part 2

We finished our annual Spring Body Clipping Marathon on May 10th this year after starting on April 20th. I think we did 21 clips during round one of the marathon. We started round two about 2.5 weeks ago. Some of the Cushing’s horses will only need the one clip...