I was up all night working on a cake and just had 3 hours sleep. I went out to see my horses because I didn't get out there yesterday. They were soaking wet with sweat - that nasty kind all over their bodies. I put their halters and and for the first time, led both of them up to the barn using the RAV4. Sarge gave Biscuit a few nasty faces - and Biscuit had a chunk of hair gone off of his right side. I fussed at Sarge to leave The Biscuit alone. Once at the wash rack I put Biscuit in the arena and tied him up. Sarge was rinsed off - he was so sweaty poor boy. I rinsed out is sheath - he had some chunks in there that I washed out. He dropped for a moment and I was able to clean him a little more but not much. I scraped him off and got out my hoof tools. His souls were just popping off with just a touch of the circle knife....his feet are terrific. He did have some thrush and a little bit at the tip of his toe. I nipped and rasped his front feet. He would pull his feet from me and he stepped on my rasp and wouldn't get off of it. Grrrrrrrrrrrr. I will get his back feet next week.
Alison wormed Biscuit while we were up there. He wasn't too happy about it but that is just too dang bad. I switched horses and rinsed Biscuit off too...sheath was rinsed out. I brushed both of the horses manes. Biscuit looked like he had a bruise on the bulb of his hoof. I will keep an eye on it. I sprayed both of them with fly spray. I visited with Lee Ann P and Alison. Lydia and Lee Ann were braiding Legato's mane in a diamond pattern. Can't wait to see the finished look!!
I took them back down to their pasture and turned them lose. I was sweaty but my back wasn't hurting.