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Titania Doing Well With New Mom

An update on Titania: I know when we last spoke, she was just starting out with Julie, her new owner, but was having some soundness issues. Since then, they have put her into some pads and new shoes, and she has been in training since. Even though Ana has not been ridden much due to our crazy winter here in Northern VA, I have been told that she has come a long way! Last time I visited the farm (back in December) she was fat and happy living with my other old horse that is at this farm.

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Punch Does Dressage

Chaz (Punch) is doing great! He has settled in very well and has made friends with our other horses. We’re keeping him barefoot, so we’ve been letting him adjust to being shoeless for the past few months. His feet are coming along very nicely and he should be sound enough to begin learning to jump!…

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Runaway Groom – I think not.

I’m forwarding some pics my daughter took of me and my new groom. I’m having a wonderful time with him. We had our first canter today! He is very quiet (hasn’t done anything stupid at all!), smart and willing. In fact, I’m reading the book “Beyond the Track” and he doesn’t fit in at all!…

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Vilas County & Katharina – Bare Feet but No Cold Feet

Vilas is actually doing pretty well. We had some issues over last couple of months with his front feet. The shoes didn’t want to stay on and he lost them over ten times. Very frustrating and nerve racking. So we finally decided to let him go bare foot for two to three months, so that…

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