At what point will I get it through my head that Rodney is not Previous Horse? Previous Horse was grouchy old coot who had moments of supreme ill-temper. On the night before he died, one of his last acts on earth was to kick me. Therefore, it had always been made extremely clear to himContinue reading “New Horse, New Rules”
What Olympic-related books do you like? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Back on the Homefront You’ve heard of a runaway? Earlier this week, I had a walk-away. Mathilda has three water buckets in her pen, cleaned & filled daily. Unfortunately, Giraffe-neck can reach across the barrier to the buckets. He dearly loves carried water. It is the exact sameContinue reading “Booking the Games”
Mathilda had a slight relapse on Thursday. Hubby was doing evening chores. She was fine – or at least status quo. He came down to the house. Five minutes later, he was back at the barn and she was unwilling to put weight on her bad leg. No idea what happened. We agree she tookContinue reading “Patient Management Update”
The framing is cattywumpus & I’ve already done a bath shot [Summer], but I love the look on Rodney’s face.
A blacksmith visit goes fast when you only need trims. Rodney stood like an old soldier. He’s always good – all my horses behave on the ground – but he’s usually intrigued by being outside the pasture. This time around, with this heat index, he was in touch with his inner school horse. Mathilda succeededContinue reading “8 Hooves, No Waiting”
Yeah! Mathilda stayed out grazing for almost an hour & a half. Previously, 45 minutes was her limit before the backend began to drift. I would have waited longer but it was closing in on breakfast. Snaps to Ernest Cline for making Level Three of Ready Player One almost as relentless as the southern sun.Continue reading “Being Happy”
Yeah! Second week in a row that I have been back to volunteer at the zoo [Serve]. I can’t go for as long as I used to and last week Hubby had to stay home, but it’s a small step toward reinstalling our regular routine. Mathilda is past the 24/7 hoof-holding phase. She is self-sufficientContinue reading “Life Is A Zoo”