Work: PM heat therapy & back massage/EVE groom. Report: I usually rub his back for a few minutes after each heating session. Today, I got carried away. It’s a nice, nonconfrontational activity with a near-guaranteed positive outcome. Ramblings: Despite my bragging yesterday, in truth I haven’t done much equine volunteering in a while. I usedContinue reading “Who Stand and Wait”
Work: day off. Ramblings: Wednesday is my volunteer day. I spend a few hours in an aviary keeping the birds from attacking the people and vice versa. Since winter isn’t busy, I had time to ponder why people volunteer. In the horse world, I’ve volunteered the gamut from USPC District Commissioner to WEG Fence JudgeContinue reading “They Also Serve”
Work plan: as usual – heat therapy, walk, groom, perhaps groundwork if I don’t run out of day. Report: Wanted to get my V-day message out early. Ramblings for the Day: Keep your flowers and candy. My wonderful, terrific husband will Medicate Rodney twice a day. CarrY buckets of hot water out to the barnContinue reading “Let Me Count The Ways”
Work: day off all around. Every so often, you just have to take a day to get caught up on dishes & laundry.
Work: AM heat therapy/EVE brief dust-off during blanket swap. Report: Too cold to stay outside for anything else. I’ve become such a weather weenie, you’d never guess I went to school in New Hampshire. Ramblings: I am a cat person. It is only with great restraint that I do not tip over into Crazy CatContinue reading “Barn Dogs”
Work: short walk, groom. Report: cold & windy. I was for giving the whole thing a miss, discretion being the better part of valor, but Greg insisted on a company walk. It went as well as could be expected in this weather. Rodney was on his toes but not a turkey about it. Which isContinue reading “The Weather Outside Is Frightful (for us)”
Work: AM heat therapy & walk/PM groom. Probably. Eventually. Maybe. Report: 3 laps similar to yesterday. The middle lap was slightly bigger & therefore closer to the ring. This did not escape his notice. Halfway thru the 3rd – smaller – lap, he squealed and pulled back. Catching me by surprise, he pulled away andContinue reading “Pffft!”