Hmmm…… Brá and Hetja – what to do?
After giving us some beautiful offspring over the years, I have been struggling over the decision for the ladies’ future.
I am already pushed for time between managing the horses at Thordale along with the Minions. Daisy is also busy with her horses and all the youngsters in training. Add some sheep and my day is full.
This winter, we moved the ladies to one of our nearer-to-home fields and my neighbour fell in love with them and spent time bonding with them.
Brá has never been simple so this is a huge achievement in its own right. She doesn’t “bond” or even talk to just anyone!
And to be honest, both of us are just not “mare people” (a controversial topic, I know, but we do love our boys).
Nevertheless, we had some strict requirements for their future welfare. Our first consideration was that they would go to a home that would never breed from them again.
The second was that they would go somewhere where they wouldn’t be too badly affected by sweet itch (and would be treated correctly, if necessary).
And thirdly, the most important requirement, was that they’d go to someone who would love them and dedicate more time to them, which they definitely deserve.
Brá and Hetja still have so much to give to someone who is willing to put the effort in and we are definitely grateful for the years that we had with them.
So now they have a wonderful new home and this is the best I could wish for them.