Grand Finale

Grand Finale

Today was our grand finale of 2016 with the dentist. Since we like to go big or go home we had Sparky the donkey as one of our final dental patients today. Sparky is actually a champ about having his teeth floated and he’s great for the farrier. He stands like a...
Dental Day

Dental Day

After enjoying a break of a few short months from the dentist we officially kicked off our 2016 dental days. Last year we started doing things a little differently. Instead of doing everyone in a few marathon days that left everyone tired, sore, cranky and dreading...
Done and Done

Done and Done

The last couple of weeks have involved an almost non-stop stream of farriers, dentists and vets spending large chunks of time at the farm. It has felt like every day was a long marathon as we started very early (think 5am start time) and finished very late. Today was...
What’s Inside

What’s Inside

I have learned to be surprised by nothing when we are floating teeth, especially if it is the first time we have had any horse’s teeth floated. It is kind of along the same lines that I have learned to be surprised at nothing when I look down at the hooves when...
Busy Busy

Busy Busy

The best word to describe the last few days is busy. We had a farrier day which is always a busy day, and today we had a dental day.  Sheaths always get cleaned on dental visits so it definitely makes for an all around extra special day. The only days I dislike...