Tuesday, November 16, 2010

New Riding School Ponies



Meet two of the three newbies! Little Pixie dust will only be arriving next month once her foal has been weaned. Tinkerbell on the left and Scooby Doo on the right. They have already been dewormed and have had their first African Horse Sickness Inoculation. I am praying that the killer virus stays away from them as with the rainy season comes this disease! I have found them in a very dry,arid area about 3 1/2 hours drive from us so they need to pick up a bit of weight still,they are not neglected thin in any way but can do with a little bit more weight...They are working very hard on that one.....

3 comments:

  1. They look good. We had such a bad drought this summer that our horses are a tad bit light. I can see our winter hay bill now!

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  2. Yeah, Tinker Bell is showing a little slim look from this angle. But I bet they're LOVING their new home (and so glad you were able to bring two together). Scooby Doo is a very pretty color - a light bay? Almost looks like there's a bit of dun in his coat or the sun is making him shine like that. :)

    That African Horse Sickness sounds terrible! The fact that you can't really innoculate against it for certain must be a helpless feeling. Hope all the horses stay healthy (the school horses and your own too!)

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  3. Not knowing anything whatsoever about horses, I must say these two are very good looking animals indeed. Let's hope that virus stays clear of them.
    Jim

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