Join Date: May 2009
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
She's hovered around ideal weight since I picked her up a year ago. She was worked quite consistantly all fall, and as much of winter as I could, but without a barn or arena, she would get sweated so fast, we had to be careful what we did. It was a lot of brief 10-15 minute rides with mostly walking and some jogging in deep snow.
I've also had her tie up on me once already which is just freaky - we barely did anything, it was as close to working her "hard" as I've come and it was still just 30 minutes of trotting and loping in a field with lots of walk breaks. She also doesn't get any grain, which is messed up.
I've questioned previously if she doesn't maybe have PSSM - but then I'd expect the tying up to be a regular thing instead of just once. I've started her on an electrolyte supplement regardless just to make sure it doesn't happen again.
I hope God tells her to smash her computer with a sledgehammer.