Horse Forum
Home Forum Home Search Horses for Sale Other ClassifiedsNEW! Post an Ad Help

Go Back   Horsetopia Forum > Miscellaneous Horse Topics > Horse Stories
Note: Forum logins are completely separate
from your Horsetopia classifieds account or wishlist.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-22-2006, 07:05 PM   #1
Kid Safe
 
Range's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Back of Beyond
Posts: 7,281
cast horse

I put all my boys into stalls to eat only, since I have crazy herd mare segregated in another pasture and she loses her mind if they are "gone" for too long. Well, after they eat, I groom them. I start with Jack because he's done first. Then, I move to Sunny. When I walked into Sunny's stall, he was CAST!!! First, what the heck was he doing rolling while he was eating?! Second, I didn't have my phone like I usually do and how the heck was I going to drag the 600 pounds or so of yearling away from the wall?! He was good and cast, too! Luckily, he's pretty laid back and trusts me and between the two of us, I got him moved. I have several bruises and ended up on my behind when he finally stood up and shook. The look on his face! "Now, do I have to help YOU up?"

Silly boy.
__________________

"Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it all... you just might get it all, and then some you don't want." Chris Daughtery

www.goatsandsoaps.com for all your Boer goat and bath soap needs.
Range is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2006, 07:41 PM   #2
Started
 
mestep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Crab Orchard, Ky
Posts: 2,246
Oh no! Thank goodness you got him up!
__________________
mestep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2006, 09:48 AM   #3
Long Yearling
 
lonearrow's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Central Kentucky
Posts: 1,293
Our colt (who is now 10) used to cast himself up agains big roll bales. Would have to go out and flip him over - thank goodness he was smaller then!
They can be so silly for sure
__________________
LUV 2 G8
SPAY***NEUTER***ADOPT***IT SAVES LIVES
lonearrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2006, 10:13 AM   #4
Bombproof Member
 
beth55051's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: East Central Minnesota
Posts: 8,407
Send a message via MSN to beth55051 Send a message via Yahoo to beth55051
Next time he gets cast do this. Take a soft cotton lead rope, the longer the better. Loop it around the ankle on the hind leg that is on the bottom. Then take another rope and loop it around the front ankle on the bottom. Pull straight back as hard as you can and don't let go until they are rolled over. Then get the *ell out of the way so they don't stand up on top of you. This is what we would have to do every single morning with at least one or two colts at the Arab barn I worked with. Doing it this way as long as we got out of the way quick enough neither party usually got hurt.
__________________
Make that 6 years!

If at the end of the day, all you have left is your integrity and honor. Then hold your head up, because that's more than most have.
beth55051 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

  Horsetopia Forum > Miscellaneous Horse Topics > Horse Stories


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:04 PM.


Board Powered by vBuletin ® Copyright © 2000 - 2007 Jel Soft

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0