Monday, 31 May 2010
Friday, 28 May 2010
We only left them out for a few hours and then brought them back in to the Stables, where they all promptly fell asleep..
Thursday, 27 May 2010
If you click on the pictures, they will pop up bigger.
If you look at the cheeks of his bottom, it looks like he has been sprinkled with paint..
He is very tiny compared to Katie's Foal who is by Viscount.
This little one is by Kai.
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
I did have the Vet out this morning, as she had retained the after birth, but blow me down the Vet walked through the Stable Door and she dropped it. But I'd rather be safe then sorry.
We think his colouring is Silver Dun.
There is an ongoing debate, about both the Foals names at the moment. But I'll let you know as soon as we have reached an agreement.
I'm having quite a job getting some decent photographs of Min's Foal, as she is very Foal proud and as soon as I point the camera she pushes the foal behind her..
But I'm sure over the next few days and weeks, I'll be boring everyone with pictures...
If you click on these pictures they will pop up bigger.
Saturday, 22 May 2010
Monday, 17 May 2010
Unfortunately, much to the Mare's and my distress the Foal was dead. We tried to revive it, but it was still born.
As you can imagine what with having, to have Muffy put to sleep this week, this has really knocked me for six tonight. As Debie said, we have obviously hit the Good Luck Fairy with the Shitty Stick.
We have two Mares left to Foal, but I can't even get excited about it now. Until they are here safe and sound. So much for me having no stress. So you can see why its a crap end, to a crap week for me.
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
We have had to have the Vet out to put Muffy, one of our Ponies (Barney's Mum) to sleep.
She's been very poorly over the last few weeks and has had a very rapid weight loss. We've tried everything, to get her well and to get her interested in eating and earlier this week we really thought we had cracked it and she'd started eating a little, with the help of the Vet giving her supplements, Vitamin injections and Antibiotics, blood tests and me picking buckets of grass for her and tempting her with any feed that we could get her to eat.
Unfortunately this morning, she went down and no amount of trying could get her to stand up. I checked her mouth and her gums, which were very white, so I came indoors and rang the Vet and he came straight away, we felt it was kinder for him to put her to sleep, then her just to lay there and fade away.
Here is the link to the poem below, which I've copied and pasted over onto my blog.
The Rainbow Bridge For Horses