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Meet my very 1st horse, Lazarus.
I couldn't wait for Santa anymore or ask one more time for a pony for my bday (after age 30 it got embarrassing). I took matters in my own hands and I finally decided to pick a pony that needed a new home. Laz found me as I contemplated with this idea. He was sweet yet very sassy, fresh off the track, Thoroughbred (OTTB).
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Sunday, January 10, 2010

Winter Bonding

I am so pleased with how quickly Lazarus is seeming to respond to his mega shoes. His personality has been super sweet in the last few days and just wanting to play, cuddle, he is enjoying being groomed and lately has been smelling me and resting his head on my head or tucking it into my chest. Just a lover!! And I couldn't be eating it up any more!

These few photos are from Friday and it was cold!

His mane almost looks iced frozen in time but I softly brushed that out for him. I am glad that I let his mane grow out long so he has that extra protection for the winter cold. It's killing me because he looks so dapper with a nice short TB cut. He looks a little unkempt right now but I know it's better for him.

These photos are from today, a sunny Sunday with much milder temps so it felt great to be outside!
Laz and Ellie like to gaze at each other over the gate and share his hay sometimes. They keep nice company and look at those blue skies!

Here is a close up of Ellie, she is a 1+ year old Roan Paint who is simply gorgeous!

Every time I pull out my camera phone to snap photos, Laz thinks "Oh..peppermints?!"
In addition to being so calm today, wanting to bury his head into me, he was moving pretty darn great. He came in 3-4 times when I was walking in between his stall/paddock to the barn to socialize more. Very encouraging!

Of course, I had to sneak handsome Mason in, who is doing well playing 'farm dog' and behaving nicely. It's so nice to be able to have him run around and get his play/exercise in while I'm there. On our hour drive home, he falls asleep before I hit the first stop sign. :)


  1. Glad he's doing well, and love the pictures! As to neck covers, I do it for Dawn more to cut the wind than to keep the snow and ice off - she's got a pretty thin coat. Unless he's out 24/7, his mane and coat should do the job of protecting his neck.

  2. Awww, Mason is so cute! I just love Labs. It might have been a bit warmer on Sunday, but it sure looks like a stiff breeze blowing Laz's forelock up in the air.....and that makes me shiver! Stay warm up there!

  3. Kate-good to know! He has the choice to be in or out but he is almost always out! :) That neck cover just looks so cozy..maybe as he gets older I may just have to get him one. I know I'm loving my scarves this winter!

    Michelle-Yes..it's still COLD!!! But with the sun out it makes it tolerable. The breeze was actually much more gentle than it appeared in the picture! Thank god!