Hi all. Had a better day today, still having headaches but think it is just stress. Larry is still doing well, we are hoping when the doctor gets to see him tomorrow he will give us a date that Larry can come home.
We have had two wonderful days, beautiful sunshine today and warm. I managed to get a few stables cleaned and the horses all got out which made them very happy. They are going to sleep out for a few days, or as long as the weather is good, saves on my time and energy cleaning stalls.
We are going to have Blaze gelded this week. When Larry gets home we will decide what to do about the other two yearling colts. We are also going to geld the older stud, Dosie next. I hate that he can't get to have a life because he cant be with the other horses and know he will make a much better gelding, at least then he can be turned out with the mares until we sell him. Also we can trail ride with him without the liability of having an out of control stallion if he gets near a mare in season. I have had a few beautiful foals by him, my filly Lori is one and so are Wiggle and Blue but the market is so bad and I dont want my horses to end up in the kill pen because they cant be sold. These days the killers will pay more for a horse than someone who wants one to ride unless you have THE horse of the moment in your horses' pedigree and THE right trainer. So sad. If I could find 40 acres I would keep them all and just take my time with them to find good homes and if they dont sell who cares, but I dont so I have to make the most of a bad situation.
Today's pictures are of a bumble Bee (actually a wood bee which tunnels into the rafters and roof trusses in the barns and is a real pest, I have visions of my barn falling down there are so many burrowing tunnels in the wood). This one was in the house on one of the fly screens so I thought I would snap a few shots of it. I dont like the flare on the wings but couldnt avoid it, well I suppose I could have but didnt want to spend the time LOL.
The second shot is of the Brat (Mike I have given him a swat on the butt for you LOL but he is still a bad boy). He was getting ready to sleep and I really like this shot, I think it is one of my favorites of him so far.
Well I am going to get some sleep as I have to start early so I can get up to the hospital. I also want to get to a few blogs tonight so that I can reciprocate for all of your comments and support.
Sleep well and have a great Monday!!.