Handover to OH nearly complete and he is cantering already

OwnedbyChanter

With out my boys life would be bland
Apr 16, 2009
7,523
2,420
113
Raininghamshire
Count down 5 days

OK So I have writen 'the bible' the handover notes to my OH with everything I can think of on how to care for my boy in the next four months. I have included and programmed in to his phone the following appointments

Wormingx2 13 weeks apart two different wormers and when to give which one
Farrier x 2 appointment the times and dates of each
2 x Physio appointments all booked with times
1 x dentist ladies number
1 x vet appointment for jab in august.


I have ordered enough supplements, feed and bute to cover the whole period
I have left cheques for all the above and some signed blank ones for any thing else he may need.

I have left cash for the carrot man

Left instructions on when change and wash saddle pads and fly rugs, when to put on and remove bioflow boots. What briddle to use for hacking and schooling.

The order of how to tack up, Brush body, head, tail, mane, hoof cream, boots etc.

What feed and when, when to give extra grass.

Have I covered everything??????????????:help:

But today he had his first hack and he was amazing. I followed in the bike and watched as my beloved horse was safe and spook free through the whole hack. He trotted and have three uest three canters (he has only every cantered in the school before) He even trotted over the fallen log.

I hate the fact he is a naturally good rider and a little less worrid now but I have still ordered a body protector as I hack in one all the time and feel that he should too.

Can you think of any thing I may have missed.
 

MissMare

New Member
Mar 6, 2008
2,018
1
0
Can't think of anything else but can you come and organise me when you get back please :biggrin:

Maybe... hate to say it... vet instructions? As in when to call etc

Hope your time away flies by and you are home safe :)
 

OwnedbyChanter

With out my boys life would be bland
Apr 16, 2009
7,523
2,420
113
Raininghamshire
God my OCD is worse than I thought.

I have also changed the sign outside his stable to remove my details and insert OH's He has a list of phone numbers for the two vets I use and which one for what and my BM's horse shares a field with my lad and she should hopefully pick up on any thing different and needing the vet.

Panicing, me, know
 

Trewsers

Well-Known Member
Oct 13, 2004
55,270
16,251
113
52
On an island
Sounds like you've got it all covered. I think I'd leave vet phone number stuck to your feed bin or somewhere he can easily find it as well as in his phone and as you say other phone numbers - but vet is main one no? REminds me of when OH and Iused to go on holiday when we were on a yard, I used to make a list and put it in a plastic folder for the yard staff (not sure they actually took much notice mind!) but your OH will do the job I'm sure - he knows how much your horse means to you!!!!
 

nat17

Minnie, Sam and Dolly
May 30, 2002
8,002
376
83
Cotswolds
Visit site
I think you covered everything OBC!:giggle:

Second the hard copy of everything, or writing on a calendar.

Another one hoping your time flies, and you come back safe and well:wink:
 

Innocence

New Member
Jun 1, 2009
7,697
0
0
Blimey wish i could be that organised!

Here's hoping your time flies and you are back soon! :biggrin:
 

Midnight_Ashes

Active Member
Apr 1, 2008
4,105
0
36
County Durham
I went to work away for 9 months and left my horses with my novice mum, overseen by my very experienced friend and fellow livery. I only had Stevie and Rocky at the time and the list for each was a mile long, if "x - x degrees put this rug, that rug and this rug on stevie but don't put the other rug on if this rug is on" and so on and so forth. Horses (and mother) survived just fine :)
 

sjp1

Well-Known Member
Sep 14, 2009
7,015
462
83
Well hopefully yours will listen and read better than mine does. I only went away for a weekend and left a typewritten sheet of instructions for feed etc. I know very well he didn't even look at it! Still, horse survived quite happily and obviously ate whatever he was given!
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
Cortrasna Nearly 4 months carefully cocooning.... Cafe 21
Wally Nearly there... Cafe 28
Huggy Advice on grazing now autumns nearly here please Cafe 11
Wally Nearly got a soaking Hacking 3
Star the Fell Easter weekend is nearly here....... Cafe 13
Wally Nearly time to get the girls back in training. Cats, Dogs and other Animals 2
chev Oops! Nearly came off! Training of the Horse and Rider 6
KP nut Lovely Pikeur Show Jacket but nearly refused to buy it.... Cafe 4
MrC Nearly there......... Cafe 11
chev Nearly exit stage left! Training of the Horse and Rider 10
Jessey So happy I nearly did a little dance, over an abscess Veterinary,Injuries and Therapies 18
Kite_Rider Nearly kissed the grass this morning. Cafe 10
Trewsers Trewsers nearly got new trousers... Cafe 4
popularfurball Ideas for training the (nearly) untrainable Training of the Horse and Rider 3
nat17 Oh no... its nearly here.. Cafe 28
OwnedbyChanter Very nearly lost it with a new livery yesterday Cafe 20
WeeBarraxO Mr Red does a chase me charlie ... I nearly exit the side door .. *pics* Cafe 9
popularfurball Nearly the whole household is disgrace!! Cafe 9
N You have to laugh nearly fell off Cafe 5
diplomaticandtactful Nearly Lost My Fleurette Today Cafe 12
Gattino I nearly got blown away today (and some photos) Cafe 4
Rubic Nearly 8 weeks on... A Rubic update *extra photos added* Cafe 28
mystiquemalaika Malaikas feet nearly 5 weeks since shoes removed Hoof Care 7
OwnedbyChanter Videos nearly one year on with Ginger Training of the Horse and Rider 11
N Nearly fell off the cob-twice! Cafe 7
Gattino Exciting day nearly here! Cafe 12
Sunshine-x So it's nearly the weekend... Cafe 8
OwnedbyChanter Nearly came to fisty cuffs at the yard tonight Cafe 15
N You Can't Cover Nearly 4miles in half hour Can You? Cafe 16
daftdraught Nearly lost Flora to Colic Veterinary,Injuries and Therapies 18
Jane&Ziggy Getting through to him - nearly there... Training of the Horse and Rider 10
B Nearly bought a pony! Cafe 5
OwnedbyChanter Wow we are famous well nearly... Cafe 17
popularfurball Piggywigs saddle is nearly there!! Tack & Saddlery 8
annareeves0 Length of Britain (nearly) horse ride - help needed Cafe 13
Lot1983 Puppy is nearly here... (first night advice) Cats, Dogs and other Animals 13
popularfurball Mister Patch has nearly gone over the tolerance of my patience - what do we do now? Cats, Dogs and other Animals 35
Native Lover The nearly new one. Cafe 2
S Nearly finished! Cafe 1
diplomaticandtactful Woohoo Stables Nearly Up Cafe 11
dragonfarmgirl Sylvie is nearly here - getting closer :-) Cafe 17
nat17 Its nearly time to be brave! Confidence Club 24
WeeBarraxO Nearly at my goal weight !! Cafe 8
domane Arthur... one week (ok, nearly!) Cafe 6
No_Angel My girly is nearly 4! Cafe 8
pepsimaxrock bareback (nearly) Cafe 4
Jane&Ziggy Nearly there, fingers crossed Training of the Horse and Rider 9
OwnedbyChanter The front door is fixed but my dog has got worse and nearly killed herself to day. Cafe 29
popularfurball Our barefoot tootsies, nearly a year on Hoof Care 10
Dark Storm Bailey nearly gave me a heart attack! Cafe 7

Similar threads

newrider.com