Saturday, February 10, 2018

Round Bale Slow Feed Hay Net


The slow feed hay net finally arrived!!  It's only been a few days, but so far I think this thing is going to be worth the money.  The horses figured out how to use it in a single night.  I was very impressed.  When they eat from it, it really is just like grazing.  Here is a short video showing them eating from it.  Sorry for the horrid quality... stupid cell phones...


Here are some more pictures.


This next one looks like my hubby has a horse head lol.


He was tightening the net because I wasn't able to tie it completely closed when we first put it on (I'm a wimp).  It's going to be so much easier to put on when the tractor is fixed and we can put it on while it's in the air.


The reason Rocky has so much hay in his mouth in the second picture is because hubby pulled some out and gave it to him.


Here is a further out picture so you can see the net.  It looks like they've eaten a ton of hay in a short period of time, but it's just because they pulled on it so it fell down on the sides making it look wide and flat.  I'm curious to see how long a bale lasts with the net.


Look at how filthy my horse still is.  I'm glad for the rain because we've been in a bit of a drought (we were under a burn ban) but I'm so tired of the mud....

Anyway I'll update more after we've fed a bale or two out of it.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Gross Gray!!


It rained so now I get to enjoy the disgusting side of having a gray horse hehe.  When you see his right side he doesn't look that bad.... all things considered.... then he turned around.....

Ew! Just ew!

He's still so cute though lol.  He actually looks really good when not fat....


 Just had to share my gross boy.  I hope you all are having a great weekend!

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Rocky and Led Zeppelin


I just wanted to share a few pictures of Rocky and Zep too, so you guys don't think they are ignored.


Rocky giving his classic side eye while I photograph his icky coat.  They sure love winter mud lol.

 Zeppy is so cute.


He's still as feral as ever.  I'm beginning to think the only way I'll be able to tame him is if I trap him in a stall.... maybe when we finish building the barn I can try it.  I just don't 100% trust him because he has kicked and threatened to bite before.  Hopefully if trucks and tractors will stop breaking and if animals will stop needing vets maybe I can get him gelded finally.  That should help.  I know someone who had a twenty something year old jack that they gelded and it completely changed his personality, even though he had been breeding for years.  Zep has never been bred so maybe the change will be even more drastic.  We shall see.