Wednesday, August 19, 2009

R.I.P Damian Duck

You may remember the Muscovy Duck that took up residence on the farm.

It appears one of the large animals stepped on him and unfortunately fatally injured him.
He was quite a character and became a cherished member of our large family, He is sorely missed.

Little Lady

Zoe, a two year old pekineses , being treated for a slipped disc.

Tic Tac

Tic - Tac was rescued by the Highveld Horse Care Unit. He is a 15 Month old Appaloosa colt.

Nasty Injuries

One week later and there is a visible improvement.


Piper who is approximately 12 years old suffers from arthritis. She is a very dignified old lady.

Piper preferred to have her treatment outdoors.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Blue eyed girl

Kyla, an 8 year old Husky recently had a cruciate operation. She had to spend 10 days in the hospital because of complications.

Getting to know Michelle.

That feels so good.

Fun day

The Drumblade community planned a horse and family day on 2 August. The weather let us all down and because of the muddy conditions the horse events had to be cancelled.

Michelle braving the cold at our information table.

The young ones joining in impromptu races.

Plenty of warm food and drinks were on hand.

New puppy on the block

Vesta a 15 week old Bull Terrier is the latest addition to our extended family.
She had to leave her mom when she was only 5 weeks old. However her new sister, Luna a 2 and a half year old lab, and her human family took over the maternal duties and she now rules the roost.