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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, April 25, 2010

Happy 9th Birthday Lazarus!

Today was a really special day...one that a couple of months ago, I thought I wouldn't see....Lazarus's   9th birthday was today!! April 25, a month to the day from my own birthday!
We were out of town visiting family but made it back in time to spend some QT with Laz even though it was raining.  It wasn't a day I could miss and my husband came with too understanding how I felt.

My sweet courageous Lazarus.....love you

When we first arrived, he was in his stall by his choice to be out of the rain I gather.  I love that he access to chose to be inside or out as he pleases, 24/7.
The birthday boy rub his head into me and loves to have his eyes, forehead, cheeks and ears rubbed.  Yes, he is spoiled and I love it
For his bdat, sweet Laz got a jolly ball in lime green, apple scented!
He seemed to love how it smelled

Love his face in this photo...what a beautiful TB head
and then this camel lip shot to show his goofy face

So, because it was raining I thought "Should I wait to open until it's a nice day?" Then I was like, am I crazy?! Seize the day and OPEN now!!!!!!!!!
I hope he likes it!
"Mom...what else is in this box?"
The bday boy was GREAT when I asked for his feet for a pick cleaning.  He is 100% off all anti-inflammatory medicine now, and doing really well and still walking around looking better every day.  
Laz's Dad fed him a couple of carrots until the small blunt pieces which he had me feed because he confessed "I'm scared." lol! 
Happy 9th Birthday my sweet Lazarus....many, many, many more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  1. Happy Birthday Laz!
    Looks like he loved his gift and time with mom and dad :)

  2. Happy Birthday Laz!!!

    He looks like he loves his presents :) I am so glad we get to share in his birthday this year with you. Prayers continue that he will have many more to come!

  3. It's awesome to hear he's doing better, and here's hoping for many more birthdays!

  4. Happy birthday Laz, I know how great you must feel to be able to spend it with him!

  5. Awww...Happy Birthday Laz!!! I am so happy for both of you right now! I hope that this is just one of many more birthdays to come! It sure looks like he likes his present!

  6. A very happy birthday to Laz - he always looks so cute in the pictures!

  7. Happy Birthday sweet Laz! He is the cutest boy ever. What a happy face. He really looks like he enjoyed the jolly ball. Great photos - especially the one of the three of you at the top!

  8. Happy Birthday Laz!! Looks lke you were really having a ball! :)

  9. He is so cute - glad you guys were able to celebrate #9 - here's to many more!

  10. And a HUGE thanks to you all for getting us here with all your support, advice and good wishes! :)

  11. TOO cute! He seems to like his new toy! I love the pics of you two together. ;)
    Happy 9th, Laz! You are in the prime of your life! hugs!