Sunday, August 26, 2007

Life in a Stall


Maddy is pretty content. I am really surprised. So far, she seems to be dealing with the stall rest better than me:) She got her expensive shoes on last week. I need to post some photos, because it is an interesting contraption. It is a circular shoe with clips and there is a mold piece of rubber that is fitted to her foot and on top of that is a flat piece of metal that I can remove once a week for cleaning. Summer is slipping away and my goal of getting out on the trails this Fall is on hold.
I am hoping to start riding some other horses in the next couple weeks. I am posting a picture of the kids that keep Maddy entertained out at the barn. They keep her mind busy all day long and that is a good thing.

7 comments:

Rising Rainbow said...

She does look content to me. That's a good thing. Looks like you have a great crew keeping her busy, boy that's a big help!

Would love to see pictures of this special shoe. Sounds like quite a contraption.

Riding other horses while Maddy heals will probably help keep you distracted and pass the time a bit faster. That would probably be a big plus.

I'm sure it's harder on me than the horses when something is wrong with them.

L said...

That is nice of those kids! Definitely good to be able to keep in riding shape while she heals...

learninghorses said...

Sometimes our horses accept what needs to be done better than we do. It is in those times we realize how much wisdom they have to offer us.

Deanna said...

That looks like a fun place to be. She seems to have a smile on her face. The kids are so cute. You take beautiful pictures.

Deanna

EquineSpirit said...

Awwww...glad she's handling the stalling well. And what a wonderful group of kids! Keeping your Maddy's mind entertained is such a wonderful job for kids and they do it oh so well!!

Pony Tail Club said...

I wish she lived closer to us. We'd love to visit her!

Anne said...

I'm so sorry! What a setback. The good thing is that horses can survive stall rest, even if they think otherwise, and that time will eventually pass. Please keep riding other horses. I wish I could let you ride mine! I'm glad you've got excellent vet care and a good farrier. That will make all the difference.

Hang in there!