Cricket and Robin

MidWestHorse Archive on April 10, 2009, 2:17

I took Cricket back to the auction for a 2 year old competition. It was for the best broke 2 year old. Out of 18 horses mine was the only one that did not have a bit in her mouth. I start them with a halter then use a side pull until I think they are ready for a bit. Cricket was injured pretty bad. She cut her leg to the bone on her ankle just above the hoof. Had she had softer hoofs she would have done the same thing as my little colt that lost part of his hoof. I was real scared on this one. The was 3 legged for almost 4 weeks. I gave her a couple weeks to rebuild the muscles in the foot. She