Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Rochester, New York
To me, they really do not look that bad. No ribs are showing, and they are not in discusting filth! I mean, there is really nothing you can do if the grass will not grow in your pastures. If another pasture is not available to rotate the horses, so one pasture can grow back, and what not, then hay is the next best thing. The horse that she looked at (in that last picture) looks fine to me. Like you said, the only thing I think they are missing is some good muscle. But that's something that can easily be fixed with a some lounging and riding.
I wouldnt be worried about the Humane Ass. Coming out. Your horses are obviously getting fed, and you seem to love them, I wouldnt stress it. The most they are going to tell you to do is give them more hay/grain.
The only thing I really see, is in the first picture, the foals look to have worms possibly.? Because of the big bellies.
When God Made Horses, He Painted The Good Ones.
"All I pay my psychiatrist is the cost of feed and hay, and he'll listen to me any day."
Last edited by Jillyann; 06-21-2009 at 10:16 PM.