Thought I'd officially introduce everyone. First is Stella. I discovered an online ad for her and had to meet her. I was very shocked when we went to see her. She was in a very small dirt lot with 3 other horses and she was quite emaciated. Her previous owners made her out to be this wild, hard to handle lunatic, but she had the kindest eyes and I knew right away we had to get her out of there.
Thanks Kirsti! I double checked the HF guidelines so I don't think I'm breaking any rules. I hope I don't gross anyone out either!
Okay, so next is Luna. My parents own her dam (Ruby) whom we were told is a haflinger, but I posted in Horse Breeds questioning that and the general consensus is that she is a Belgian cross. But I do know she was bred to a standardbred and you can definitely see that in Luna. My parents bought Ruby from an Amish farm near our place and because she was close to foaling we kept her until she foaled and our oldest daughter and I were able to witness her birth. I don't think either of us will ever forget that.
There are too many pics, so I'll just post the highlights:
Ruby nickered to Luna here and it was the most precious thing:
Here she is at five days (check out those ears!):
Four months old:
In her winter woolies:
And now as a yearling (when the sun hits her just right she's very red):
Ya made my day!!! Absolutely wonderful and what a gorgeous baby!!! Birth is fabulous and especialy when you get something so beautiful! Nothing gross about it-thank you for sharing that.
I got to watch my neices colt Dalton being born-she video'd the whole thing and emailed it to me-you can see him under the ugly horse thread in pictures.