Discipline: LD/Endurance, CMO, Trail Rider, Cartoonist, Writer, Co-Director/ Green Bean Endurance
Favorite Links for training, gear, and memberships!
- National Association of Competitive Mounted Orienteering
- HOW TO CMO
- What is CMO?
- Old Dominion Endurance Rides
- Renegade Hoof Boots
- Riding vs. Racing a discussion with the Duck.
- Trumbull Mountain's INTRO TO ENDURANCE RIDING
- Principles of Conditioning
- Conditioning the endurance horse by SERA
- Short Article: Feeding & Training the Endurance Horse
- Feeding the Endurance Horse, Swedish Author
- Preventing Dehydration In the Endurance Horse, Ontario Competitive Trail Riding Association
- Jim Holland's fantastic training links here!
- South Eastern Distance Rider's Association
May 12, 2013
The Update on Phebes
The update is actually a non-update. No change. In the early mornings the paralysis looks barely detectable, but by evening her lower lip is sagging. The good news is the problem thus far hasn't progressed into anything worse and if it were EPM it certainly should have by now. But we are still left with "what happened" here, and "will it improve", or will she struggle to eat hay the rest of her life? None of these address the other thing, a tie-up standing still, not in work, just due to an emotional melt-down. A lot of tough questions remain unanswered. The interesting thing with Phebes' tie-ups is that all were in April/May, recently on grass, and emotionally torqued up. For the first time I'm able to release myself from not being the cause of this on going issue. But knowing it isn't me is certainly bittersweet.