Shod.

Remember when I said that work sucked, but it was going to get better?  Well, there was a period of about two weeks in which it was sorta-better, but then it got bad again.  This second round, I refused to step up like I had the prior, so while I'm affected, I'm not as fucked as I had been.  Radio silence.

Farrier came by yesterday and tacked the shoe back on.  Pleasantly, I wasn't charged for the process!  (He's never charged me before, but has different standards when I'm not boarding with an elected official?)

I ran by my house to pick up my SmartPak, chock full of goodies, only to then leave it sitting on the freezer when I headed to the barn.


But, we rode!  I actually consider this the first real ride since his colic episode.  Walk, trot and canter.  And a little meander in another pasture, which necessitated going through a gross puddle twice.


Dirty pony.
Here's to tomorrow being Friday and that much closer to the effing weekend.

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5 comments

  1. I hate when you work so much, I know it means you have money but it means you can't chat with me all day long. (Though today was an improvement).

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  2. Glad to hear the Archer is well on the mend & that the shoe sad face is no more!
    Hopefully work eases off and you can enjoy loadsa pony time over the weekend!

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  3. Oh smartpak box of goodies!!

    Glad Archie is feeling better and you got to ride! Hope work chills out!

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  4. Glad you got to ride. That always helps with life.

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  5. I leave stuff in random places all the time... drives me crazy!!

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