Wow, time flies!!
I can't believe how fast summer has flown by and foaling season is almost a wrap! We were incredibly blessed with 9 fillies and one colt thus far! Legacy had his first crop with 4 foals this year. Two fillies and a colt thus far. Minnie is left to foal and she is up in Canada. Minnie will be put back in foal to SD Empire and then come home.
Though we lost one foal due to birthing complications, we are blessed all are healthy and absolutely stunning. I don't think there is one I could really fault, which is pretty amazing. I have three picked out to run on. Two are replacing their dams which are going to new homes to enjoy life in the show ring and trail buddy.
Jack and I finally got away last weekend for our first horse camping trip of the year!! We will hopefully squeeze in two more trips this year.
All our mares have been bred back and just need to scan a few to see what sex they are having. We have 10 Gypsies to import this winter!! Gonna be busy LOL
The Frenchies have been keeping very busy :) They really keep us entertained and are so soothing to the soul. We will have 3 litters this winter. Foaling in summer, puppies in the winter!
Now that foaling season is over, the trining on the foals start. We will be weaning a few foals next week and getting them ready for life. Trailering off site, ponying on the trails, bathing, clipping. I got my work cut out for me:)
Harry is finally settling in. I have not shared much of him because he had a bit of a hard time settling in. Harry has always lived in Wales with his herd of mares, he's not used to other breeding stallions around, so he was very worried about keeping his mares safe with other stallions around, so he was always on the move and not eating much, so he dropped a bit of weight. I found the right mares and right pasture to put him in where is calm and happy and eating like a champ. His journey under saddle will continue this fall as breeding season is a wrap!! Harry is a kind stallion and quit the mover. Beyond blessed to have been able to add this boy to our family.
Well, I got yard work to do to get the house ready for a wedding. Stay healthy and safe! ~Blanche
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I put this page together to share our adventures of with our Gypsies as well as sharing tips on hair care, our feeding program, and any general helpful information to pass along.