I am also covered top to toe in mineral drench. Earlier this year we changed to the JG Animal Health brand which advises a 30ml dose. Not the easiest thing to get down when it tastes rather nasty. Very salty. Yes don't think about it... it wasn't meant to be a taste assessment...I am just hoping it was first hand rather than...
We had been using Maxigro which is much more palatable (it appears) and only requires a 5ml dose. However we have learnt that this gives a very short term boost (2-3weeks) as apposed to a 2-3 month benefit with the JG brand. We will persevere. Well at least until we have finished our supplies!
I couldn't be so mean as to give it to the cria who got a 2ml dose of Kick Start which appears to taste nice (didn't try that one). Explorer clamped his teeth down on my finger then went off grumbling; much to Paul's amusement. He really must take after Navigator, as his mum Camilla is such a poppet and so pretty too!
Yesterday Paul's sister Jill came to visit along with Carly, Maddie and George. Pony grooming is normally highest on the list but the cria got star billing yesterday. Instructions were given to keep hands down and to avoid sudden movements: