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Bear Back

Bear has a tendency to get tight in his right side. We’re not sure if this is just something that happens to him, or if it’s because Brian has a tight right hip, but it does seem to help to have the chiropractor work on him from time to time. However, the chiropractor always ends… Read more »

Slick Grass

I had a bit of trouble motivating to go to the barn this afternoon, but Brian wanted to go with or without me, and when it came down to it I couldn’t resist heading out with him. I was glad I went. The weather was perfect and Steen was happy to see me. He almost… Read more »

Steen the Sluggish

It’s been hot. It’s definitely been having an effect on every body’s energy level. We went out today to find the pasture herd just hanging out by the water, We tacked up in the barn aisle to get out of the sun for a bit, then headed out to the pasture. Things started off poorly… Read more »

New Headgear

It’s been hot, and the flies are out in earnest now. There were a few rides last summer when the flies on his face got Steen pretty riled up and irritated. The last time I rode part of Steen’s distraction seemed due to flies. I ordered him a fly mask that attaches to his headstall… Read more »

Dressage Day!

Today I met my friend Jean out at the barn. We hadn’t ridden together since Schooley had to be put down, but since Bear is pretty settled in now, it seemed high time to get her out for a ride on our two boys. Since Steen currently has no saddle that will fit him, she… Read more »