While hovering over Mathilda like a chick-obsessed hen, I have had no time and less energy for anyone else: husband, dogs, cats, other horse. Husband has understood. Dogs, cats & other horse, not so much. For example, today was the first day I found the enthusiasm to give Rodney a thorough grooming. On the upside,Continue reading “Big Bad Bunny”
Non-horse folks: Swat is an insect-repellent goo useful for covering wounds & vertical surfaces. Horse folks: pink or clear? I favor original pink because I prefer seeing it to running my hand through it.
For those of us who are more ant than grasshopper, fussing over possibly futures has always come easily. We worry about what might happen and what we can do to prevent/mitigate it. I should have a working fire extinguisher in case of a kitchen fire. I should phrase the paragraph this way to avoid thoseContinue reading “The Point of Worry”
Work: day off. Too distracted. Ramblings for the Day: This is the third (fourth?) time Mathilda has gotten injured on the weekend. My personal favorite was when I was out of town, called home on Friday night, and got, “Hi, can’t talk. The vet is coming up the driveway.” Having worked in an ER, GregContinue reading “How Do They Know?”
Work: reverse poles, hither & yon, as Saturday. Report: workmanlike & unexciting, which is the point. Although I was tempted to go for the third & farthest set of poles, I am learning from past mistakes [Doom, Nevermind]. The plan is to solidify what works before moving on [Boredom]. Ramblings for the Day: I’m notContinue reading “Another Day, Another Set of Poles”
Work: PM heat therapy/PM groom & exercise [rp, wv, cx]. Report: After separating the cones to make his maneuvering easier, he did so well that he got ahead of me. Ramblings for the Day: History reports that at the beginning of the month, the adhesion between underlying scar tissue and the skin on Rodney’s backContinue reading “Zeno’s Massage”
[Olfaction is the sense of smell. For your Goggle tidbit today, “The Sense of Smell Institute is the research and education division of The Fragrance Foundation, the non-profit, educational arm of the global fragrance industry.” You’re welcome] Work: AM heat therapy/PM groom & walk. Report: group walk around 7/8 of the pasture, 90% relaxed. RamblingsContinue reading “Olfaction”