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Wait For The Jump · 4W ago

Redemption

It is 78 degrees outside. On the 23rd of February in Northern Virginia. I run a four-hour anesthesia on a stable, young Great Dane having a laparoscopic procedure. The OR window blinds are c...
Wait For The Jump · 1M ago

On Flying, Horses and the State of the Now

I trot Lily halfway down the path and bring her to a halt."Are we galloping back home?" she asks excitedly, bouncing around expectantly. She knows I am about to unleash her."No, we don't gal...
Wait For The Jump · 2M ago

Wordless Wednesday: I Love My Dogs!

(Yes, I am aware that I did not post this on a Wednesday. It was deliberately not posted on a Wednesday. This is a tongue-in-cheek post...)This dog prefers large boxes.He is also the most an...
Wait For The Jump · 2M ago

January 21, 2017

I lead Lily up to my little blue and green Ikea stepstool that doubles as our mounting block, swing up into the saddle and lean down to give Carlos a kiss good-bye.Lily is antsy and I let he...
Wait For The Jump · 2M ago

First Rides of the Year

Yes, plural because I've been a slacker writing about the stars of this show: the horses! :)On January 1st, Carlos and I rolled our not-hungovered selves (see partying at end of 2016 review ...
Wait For The Jump · 2M ago

You Spin Me Right Round...

It was an uneventful day at work. I ran an uncomplicated (thankfully) anesthesia on a Golden receiving a total hip replacement. He might have been young but he was SUCH A GOOD PATIENT. He ne...
Wait For The Jump · 2M ago

2016: The Year of Empowerment

This might be my longest year-end review to date...I have been working on it since the end of October! Be warned. :) It is photo-heavy with a million pics that I never posted on the blog. I ...
Wait For The Jump · 3M ago

First Bareback Ride on Lily

Ok, so I have been on Lilybird bareback before...but at a walk. Into water. During my first year of owning her in Florida! She has always been so sensitive that I wasn't exactly comfortable ...
Wait For The Jump · 3M ago

Happy Holidays! :)

We had a wonderful Christmas weekend on this end. Historically it's always been one of us working one or both days/nights of the holiday (the bane of working in veterinary and human 24-hour ...
Wait For The Jump · 3M ago

Tales From the Trenches: WW

All of these were from grateful clients. All of these were brought in today alone!The holiday season rocks because, while we tend to be busy in vet med, our patients' owners keep us fed. <3