|"This is just so unfair"|
What a surprise, Dusty is annoyed with me yet again. So, why is she annoyed with me? Well, no matter how many times I explain to her that she has to wear the dreaded grazing muzzle for her own good, she’s not buying it. My feelings about this are better safe than sorry. Her intake of the newly sprouting Spring grass may have been a factor that contributed to her founder. Her foot is almost totally grown out and looking good and her shock wave treatments worked miracles on her legs. Dusty has been working lightly on the longe under tack and doing better than ever. She was even tracking up last time we worked. My target date for a first ride will be sometime during the first week of April.
Our vet was here last Thursday to administer some vaccinations. We are only giving the minimum that we think they need and then only one every two weeks. I’m not taking any chances this year with vaccinations that I feel caused Dusty’s previous two cases of founder. This happened right after the shots from a company that shall remain nameless. Obviously, we’re not dealing with that company anymore. Personally, I think two bouts of laminitis is all she can take, a third time might have a disastrous consequence.
No matter how many times I explain that all this is for her own good and I’m only trying to keep her healthy, I’m still getting the stink eye every time that muzzle goes on.
Until next time
Quote for Today
It is the difficult horses that have the most to give you.