Dawn's dental surgery is being rescheduled - the office lost all their appointment data due to a computer malfunction. She's doing fine right now so long as I'm careful about what hay she gets. She's started on a 14-day treatment with levamisole for her mild neurological symptoms - her EPM titer came back 2-2-2, which means her symptoms are likely due to her vaccinations.
Red was much more chilled out today, although he bucked impressively this morning after rolling when I turned him out. We did 7 minutes of trotting, and tomorrow I'm hoping to move him up to 8 minutes. Once we're at 10 minutes for a week, he can start to get some herd turnout, which he sorely needs - this morning he was posturing/bellowing/striking as he sniffed noses with poor Pie . . .
Pie's right hind continues to be weak, and he's still very grumpy for grooming. We rode for a while today, mostly at a walk. I took him out in the pasture, and we were walking around when suddenly there was a loud crashing in the woods next to the pasture - might have been a deer. Pie was very unhappy about this and bolted. I turned him, and once he was facing the scary area he rotated and bolted again. We did this a number of times, and once we were far enough away for me to safely dismount, I did so. I led him back down towards the barn - he was well-behaved but we didn't closely approach the scary area. I remounted on a hill and we did some more walking around in the pasture, but not quite up to the scary place. I then took him into the indoor and we did a bit of loose rein trotting - he's not quite right so we didn't do much. We're waiting for the results of his EPM blood test - either he has a new case which we can treat, or he'll be a 2-2-2 and is having a vaccination reaction. Any horse might have spooked at the crashing in the brush, but Pie seems a bit hyper alert to me . . .
Two bolts in two days . . .