Dilemma

I recently posted about my vet’s suggestion of treating Estella with Osphos for her hock pain. I have heard really great things about it and scheduled an appointment for Tuesday. Buuuuuuuuut: I asked my vet if this could negatively affect any other bones/joints. The drug limits bone reabsorption, so...

Gains

I am super happy to say that Estella and I have had a great week! For one, she looks awesome. Between ridding consistently (it has been 5 times in the past two weeks, which is more than in the past 3 months total) and grazing spring grass, she is...

[Almost] Wordless Wednesday

Here’s a video of Estella trotting back in October: And last weekend: I am a little disappointed that there isn’t more change. It is a little hard to judge her lazy trot from over the weekend vs. her forward trot back in October, but I think there is improvement in...

Acceptance

The weather was absolutely perfect this weekend. After a wonderful Friday evening, Estella was a wild woman on Saturday in the outdoor. Worked up a nice sweat, but I was pleased that she looked good! Sunday I decided to try riding and get an idea of how she feels. She looked...

Happy, Happy, Happy

Estella was really great again last night. A friend confirmed that her hock is moving better than before injections and she was pretty forward and not very grumpy considering we were in the indoor. I even hopped on bareback and walked around for a bit. She was super responsive...

Better Days

The last two days have been significantly better than the week before. So Estella was lame on Friday and the vet told me to not work her until he was out on Tuesday. We had to trot a lot on Tuesday before and after the block, but that was it....