Successes and Failures

Successes and Failures

The horses have found themselves in the unusual situation of having many things penciled in on their calendars lately. Many of them have had their teeth floated recently. I’m in the throes of spring body clipping and general spring grooming. We also had our...
Vaccination Day, Part 1

Vaccination Day, Part 1

Yesterday was Vaccination Day, Part 1. We vaccinated all of the horses on the front half of the farm. We decided to make sure the day got off to the worst start possible by vaccinating Timbit first. Last year vaccinating Timbit was largely a non-event. I clicker...
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...
Halfway

Halfway

Today was Part I of Vaccination Day. You will recall that last year we finally decided there was a better way to handle Vaccination Day.  Instead of doing it all in one long marathon day we decided to break it up into two days. We do the four pastures on the...
Halfway Done

Halfway Done

I’m not sure if Jason and I are getting smarter or lazier or both, but we made some significant changes in how we approached vaccination day this year. For starters we decided to break vaccination day up into two days. We vaccinated the horses in the first four...