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Monday, May 12, 2014

May Wilbur Visit

With PK out of town I thought it was the ideal time to swing out and pay Wilbur a long overdue visit on Saturday.

He looked....good. His weight looked great. Back feet looked like they needed a trim but since we'd taken his shoes off I'm hoping the farrier is just letting them grow out a bit. Fronts looked awesome.
He seems to have some sniffles- in addition to following up on his feet I'm also going to check in with Marlene on his breathing. Hoping it's a combination of dust and allergies.

I did email two local places today about their pasture board (and any Cali friends- please share recommendations). I think Marlene takes great care of her horses but it's hard to visit often when he's an hour and a half away.

Not visiting frequently makes me even more nit picky when I do see him. He's not the copper penny I dropped off but really, what do I expect?

He looks healthy and happy which is really all that matters!
Classic Wilbur pose

6 comments:

  1. I don't know many places with good pasture board sorry :( At our old place yes, where we currently are, no.

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  2. It's so hard when they are far away. Glad he's happy and healthy tho!!

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  3. Hard when you can't check on them all the time. Hope you find something closer!

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  4. Not being able to see them often is hard but he looks pretty good in the picture.

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  5. Hmm what kind of pasture board are you looking for? And price range? Maybe there is something out in Brentwood or out there that would be closer and affordable?

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    1. i sent two emails to local spots to see what options they had- crickets so far. Honestly I'm not quite sure what I'm looking for- something cheap, meticulously cared for property, tons of hay.....you know....the usual ;). Something cheap where he isn't likely to hurt himself.

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