Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
The deed is done. Boots, Honey and Portfolio no longer have their dangly bits.
Boots and Honey were really not breeding quality and while Portfolio was, he is now six and had never been bred. We have his full brother Impact, so he isn't needed for our program and there is no market for a six year old unproven herdsire.
Gelding them will make them much more affable and will make living arrangements easier.
Very interesting to watch the procedure, I haven't even seen a horse gelded. Give em some drugs, a few cuts with a scalpel, pull out the testicle, cut some things, a few ligatures, push it back in and BAM, instant nice guy!
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Kevin's birthday was yesterday, so we did it up right. His daughter and some buddies of hers came for a visit and a cookout. We then had a bonfire using the Christmas tree as kindling. Worked great!
Really good weather this weekend, almost 60 yesterday and mid-60's today.
Wizard got a workout and was a good boy considering how long it has been since anyone rode him, and DD did a great job, especially considering that she is a full-time college student and doesn't get much saddle time.