Gentle progress

Trimmed the front feet, especially the frogs, and then painted Stockholm tar, in the rain. Not too bad, and intermittent, but I think we got ALL the intermittent showers today. Got on him anyway. He was warm, and kept me warm. Got a few strides of easy trot and I was...

Front feet

September 25, less concavity, hard and slick October 19 (tilted) more concavity, sole sloughing Right, September 30 Right, October 5 Right, October...

Relation

Unsettled weather today Way back in the summer softness (September 20) The accumulation of time in one another’s company has made relation happen. Once again I am amazed to think on our first meeting, and see how we are with each other now. He is so much...

Getting his groove back

Wetter weather has softened his feet, and I have been working first with the frog, and seeing what on the sole might want to come off. Took the front toes back to the white line. Here is his summer-hard left hind, September 20. Below is his right front foot on...