Pyro! - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 05-17-2009, 01:37 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Norman, Oklahoma
Posts: 141
• Horses: 2
Pyro!

I didn't post on here that Pyro had come up lame about 3 weeks ago, the night before a dressage show. Apparently he had popped a splint? In his front right pastern. He was on stall rest for 2 weeks, with a sweat wrap every other night. Well after he wasn't showing any signs of getting better, we turned him out in the pasture because he was becoming unhappy - nipping, pawing and being really pushy when you took him out. Well, tonight I had to do chores(i feed horses, do water tanks and clean stalls 2 nights a week) but before I started, I decided he needed a good brushing and an assessing of his leg. The bump actually looked bigger, so I got all worried and called my mom and my trainer. My trainer told me to just put the wrap back on it and stick him in the stall, but to trot him in the arena to see how bad he was. Well, I went into the indoor, and *finally* got him to trot... NO LIMPING! I was so excited! I took him back in the barn, put on his NEW splint boots(lol - I bought them the day I bought his wraps and medicine xD) and decided to lunge him a little bit. He was fine! No limping, no neck-bobbing. I stopped him and I cried a little(i'm hormonal, obviously), and then he bit me and I slapped him(he ruined my moment xD). Anyways, just wanted to share the amazing news! I'm so excited, I was getting a little discouraged for a while. But I've also had the chance to ride an amazing lesson horse, Burt. He was the Horse of the Year for some dressage club or something? He was trained through 3rd level, but is super hard to control... but I finally got his trust after about 4 lessons and he listens to me now. I think I'm going to continue riding him and maybe do a half lease, he has a lot to teach :]

Yay!
XD



xpyrrohs is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome