Today marks Subi’s 13th anniversary with me. How has 13 year gone by? Seriously? I bought him the fall of my senior year of college. How little I knew back then!
But, he’s my longest relationship (sorry Erik!). And while I hope we have 13 more, at 22 with significant arthritis, I know that’s not likely, so I’m just going to enjoy what time we have.
For year 13, Subi received a brand new rhino 100 gram turnout. I got a kiss. Fair deal.
For year 13, Subi has decided that he now ONLY eats alfalfa in his stall when it comes to hay. OK Subi, but I’m still feeding you orchard and your still limited 2 (or 3 if I’m feeling guilty) flakes of alfalfa because, let’s face it, I’m not made of money. But, MAYBE, I’ll buy you orchard-alfalfa too next time I visit the hay guy…
And, yesterday morning, it was raining. Subi REFUSED to
leave his stall. He was wearing a rain sheet. He didn’t want to get wet. Old man has gotten picky. Let us not forget that a year ago he lived out 24/7. But, NO, he was going to melt if he stepped out into the rain. Eventually, I convinced him to leave his stall, walk to the paddock, where he IMMEDIATELY made a beeline to the shed. Again, he was dressed in a rain sheet. No one else melted and no one else was wearing sheet. Finicky old man!
Enjoy some of my favorite pictures throughout the years!
Love this post! Wow, 13 years is a long time together. He’s a lucky boy that he gets to have such a great retirement 🙂
Thank you ❤️
He doesn’t even know what a jack pot he hit with you all those years ago. He looks great for his age. I love senior horses. Something about the softness they get in the eyes gets me every time
Thank you. He does have those soft eyes…
Cutest old man horse ever 🙂 He’s looking fantastic and he is so lucky to have had such a great owner for so long!
Thank you! Pain in the butt but I love him!
Aw, happy anniversary!
Happy Gotcha day! He looks awesome in that sheet. In the vein of ‘old horse curmudgeons’ Irish refuses to go out in the rain but pitches a fit if I lock in him his stall because the rain is driving that way.
Silly old men! Subi is brewing an abscess (I think…. toe walking) but I’m mean mom so in and out he goes! Assuming I can breathe tomorrow (asthma) I’ll soak and/or wrap.
aw i love this ❤ happy 13 years with Subi, and cheers to many more returns!