Reina, Baymule’s Horse

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I'm so glad to see how well she's doing with you! She learns so fast, I bet she'll be a solid, reliable girl in no time.

I gotta recommend this diet, if you haven't seen it. https://www.hoofrehab.com/Diet.html It's mostly hay once you get her up to weight, and my equines do so well on it. My qh is the hardest keeper ever, so he gets rather a lot of one of the feeds they consider safe (triple crown senior gold, it's pricey by the pound but cheap by the calorie). But most horses barely need supplementing. It helps w feet and coat a lot.

I'm so excited to watch her "grow"!
 

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In 3 days Reina will be here one month. This morning some time after I fed her, I went to get her with halter and lead rope. Ears up, she came right to me. I took her down the driveway and let her graze. I finally got the last mat out of her mane. She had several of those and this was the biggest one. I pulled 3-6 hairs out at a time. Been working on it a little here and there, today was the day.

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This is Reina Day 1

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Reina today at 1 month. I’ve just about got her switched over to the Nutrena Performance feed, another week and she will be completely on it. She gets 2 pounds twice a day. Over several weeks I’ll bring her up to 3 pounds twice a day until she is in good condition, healthy and shiny.

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The vet said to bring her up slowly. She didn’t lose that weight all at once, so don’t try to put it back all at once. Good advice. I finally wormed her last week. I noticed she was walking with her tail held up, not high, just up. She had been letting it lay flat. I took that as a sign that she was feeling better, stronger, so I wormed her. I wanted to feed her for awhile before I wormed her.

We are making progress.
 

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She is still thin but not as emaciated looking as she was. And her head looks "better"... Going into winter she is doing good. And she should be up to where being on grass will not founder her because she will not be eating like a house afire when the grass starts to really grow... Of course I just realized you will be seeing grass before we do....but still, she will be on the "right side" with her health and improvements.
 

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A wad of matted horse mane…..

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Plant look up on my phone says it’s this…….

Cephalocereus senilis, the old man cactus, is a species of cactus native to Hidalgo and Veracruz in central Mexico.[1] It is threatened in the wild, but widespread propagation and popularity in cultivation have reduced the demand on wild populations.

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Darn it, the picture didn’t show up. Try again.

Nope, can’t get the picture. @SageHill how do you do that?
 
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She is very pretty and seems like such a gentle soul, I look forward to seeing her progress with you!
 
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