It's been about about a month since we brought Collins home, and his "tum tum" is finally improving. We went from weeks of scours to bouts of colic to finally being close to having a healthy digestive system. We are so grateful that he is feeling better and that his "tum tum" is nearly normal.
I want to thank all of you for your prayers and for helping us get through these times. Collins is growing so fast and is as energetic and feisty as ever. He still spends major time on his hind feet, and loves to buck and kick. He has attitude to spare and there is never a dull moment around him. He is learning his manners pretty well though, and can plant those front feet firmly in place when he wants his milk. (Don't you just love his "GOT MILK?" pix?)
He has already had several trips in the trailer, and is quite the big shot. He handled it extremely well and like all the babies that start so young, it becomes second nature and is just another "nursery". He met Honey Bandit through the gate, although HB wanted to run in and chase him. Dabubbles, Romeo, and Rocky all spent time together and all went very well.
We will be putting the Rock Star and Collins together for the rest of the time before we start our travels. Robin and Denise should be here on either Monday or Tuesday, and Robin will be meeting Rocky in person for the very first time. We will try and make sure we document it as much as possible. At the end of the week we will all be heading back to Carson City for the YEA "YOUTH EQUINE ALLIANCE" EARTH DAY CELEBRATION!, and after that we will start Robin and Rocky's journey back home to Las Vegas. Robin is still raising funds to make sure that the fuel for Rocky's trip home is covered, so if anyone wants to help him get to his forever home, go to the YEA website and help her out. :) Robin is an amazing young woman and is fighting the good fight for our beloved wild horses.
I had another great lesson in faith this last week. Was down to about 2 bales of hay, and stressing about the upcoming trip. Came to my senses and simply said a prayer. I know that God is behind everything we do and He is the one that is planning this journey. Sure enough, a wonderful friend and donor contacted us and sent us money to go and get hay. As usual, we are blessed and as long as we keep the faith I know that God will continue to provide for us and the critters here, and to show us the direction we need to go.
Thank you again for all your support. Will keep you posted on Collins and the rest of the crew.
God bless & take care!