Preparing for a new arrival

Welcoming a new resident to Traveller’s Rest generates both excitement and apprehension. The prospect of getting to know a new family member is always exciting. There is, however, also a fear that we may not be able to find a timely resolution to whatever challenge the newcomer faces.

Such is the mood today. Excitement mixed with apprehension. Tomorrow (Saturday, May 23, 2009) TREES will welcome an elderly gelding to be called “Forrest.” Forrest has been losing weight for some time and has been assigned a Body Condition Score of 1. (According to the Henneke Body condition Scoring

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