Wednesday, November 25, 2015

2 year Barefootaversery

Today Twister has been shoe-less for 2 years. A year ago today I was bragging about his awesome feet. Today I'm less than thrilled with his feet and it's partly my fault. I've been too tired and worn out from growing a tiny human to keep up with his feet. Also, the lack of exercise hasn't helped. Lack of exercise means lack of blood flow. And I don't think I'll ever beat the freaking white line. It was getting better and now it's back full force. I think I might just bleach it. I'm not riding so his hoof would have time to heal. I'd need to do it after getting his feet done.

accidental confo shot. fat pony. awesome topline long gone

I'm changing jobs. And due to the gap of time between one job and the next, finances have been rough. That and all the pets needing the vet lately sucking me dry.... otherwise I would have had the pro out to do his feet for me. Maybe in a month. In the mean time I'll keep his feet touched up as best as I can. Mona has to get spayed before I do anything else. She's nearly a year old and still hasn't come into heat but could do so any day now. Hopefully her being so sick for a month will have set her cycle back. I'd really like to wait until after the holidays to spay her but I might need to do it in the next week or two. Too many intact males in my neighborhood to risk her going into heat....

random one of rascal being a fancypants

But back to the feet...... I've been mostly riding in the Gloves even down the road. And we only go riding once every week or two. I'd like to put him through his dressage paces just to see what he's retained in the last 3 months but the ground has been a bit soggy. And the poor kid is mad at me. When I go out to fill the water trough or something he just follows me around.

17 weeks (I'm nearly 19 weeks now)
twister doesn't mind carry my fat ass around lol
I'm not even going to share pics of his feet. They are so ugly right now.........


  1. congrats on 2 years!! hopefully with the new job and getting a pro out the feet will get into better condition asap :)

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  3. well done, happy 2 years! ugly barefoot feet are way better than overgrown shod feet anyday! :)

  4. Don't be so hard on yourself -- you've got SO much going on right now! Twister will be okay <3 <3 <3