Today was a meh sort of day with the horses. I got to the barn early but the horses hadn't been turned out - storms had been expected this morning but we only got rain. The horses finally got turned out, and then I turned Red and Pie out into their paddocks.
I didn't ride Dawn, since she'd been kept in late.
In the afternoon, I rode Red, but he was stiff and lacking in forward for a good part of our trotting. By the end of our 8 minutes, his trot was finally loose and forward, but it took a while to get there. He's getting a day off - either a hand walk or a walk ride - tomorrow, and we'll see how he does the next day.
Pie is clearly having some neurological issues - I had some trouble picking his feet - in fact he almost fell on me at one point when he lost track of which foot I was holding and which feet were on the ground. I didn't ride - an unstable horse (not to mention reactive and spooky horse) is an unsafe horse. We did a few minutes of hand walking, but he really wanted to get back to his stall, so back we went. I should have his EPM test results by the end of the week, so we know if we're dealing with a vaccine reaction or a new case of EPM.
Meh . . . tomorrow is another day, as it's said. The good news is I got to visit and spend time with my lovely equines.