Meet Pearl, New Horse

Bunnylady

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Several poop piles, good, insides are in working order.
Does anyone else even approach a horse person's obsession with poop?!:lol:

I still remember checking the ground in the pen of a horrifyingly skinny horse we had come in a few years back. For the first couple of days, his poop looked like mud; I have no idea what he'd been eating. Seeing it become fibrous and formed was a huge relief!
 

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I had a breakthrough with Pearl. I found her scratchy spot, where the bottom of her neck joins her chest. I started scratching and she stopped eating hay, even stopped chewing the mouthful she had. I walked back a few steps and she followed, wanting more. :celebrate I scratched some more, stopped and she went back to her hay. I went out the gate and she came to me, so I went back in and gave her more scratches.

Training note; always leave on a positive. Then their last memory of you is that it was pleasant. Walk away leaving them wanting more, don't keep on until you become annoying.
 

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I gave her 4 cups of feed this morning and 5 cups of feed this evening. Her flanks are still sunk in, but looking a little smoother. She is hungry! We keep hay in front of her, she is already looking better. I'm not doing much with her yet, I just want her to get enough to eat and settle in a little bit.
 

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I gave her 4 cups of feed this morning and 5 cups of feed this evening. Her flanks are still sunk in, but looking a little smoother. She is hungry! We keep hay in front of her, she is already looking better. I'm not doing much with her yet, I just want her to get enough to eat and settle in a little bit.
Looking forward to seeing the new and healthy Pearl...she is so lucky you found her
 
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