Had an adventure yesterday – thus the reason for not posting last night.
It all started while watching my horses basking in the sun – Mousse, our big paint mare was done warming her belly and decided to roll over to get her backside. Unfortunately she was to close to the fence and got her big feet and legs stuck. The rest of my horses plus the neighbors horses all rush to her side. At first they looked concerned but then they began to pick at her almost as if they were teasing- haha you got yourself stuck.
So out I trudged past the mud to her rescue in an attempt to set her free from her hecklers and shackles. I was able to chase away the peanut gallery but could not free her by myself so called for backup. So now there are to invalids try to move a one ton horse. After some fence cutting, leg wrangling and heavy rolling me and Kar were out of commission for the rest of the day!
Photo is for reference- Chaser, Misty, Mousse (Blue Mousse – the gentle giant)
Because of the fire this year the dear are coming down into the fields for food. Our horses are very protective of their bale. lol
It’s taken me awhile to find goals for the year. I seam to be unreasonable in my expectations but here’s hoping…
- Teach my mare to drive a cart
- Get to the top of my backyard mountain- by foot or hoof
- Work on my books
I wish all of us success in our endeavors.
Because we live in the country and on a highway road we usually saddle up the horses and ride over to the subdivisions to throw candy at trick or treaters- not this year. I’m still suffering from an ear infection so we stayed in and started the new season of “Stranger Things”.
We have four horses – Chaser, (the daughter) likes to live up to her name and chase the goats, dogs and the other horses – especially her father. The bond between those two is really fun to watch but sometimes she’s just a pill.
As I was watching them the other morning, I saw Chaser returning from the water trough to the food bale – walk right next to her father who was grazing peacefully – she then hip bumped him and sent him stumbling.
She does this often – Talk about having a child that is a literal pain in the butt.
We noticed a horse skeleton at Home Depot and instantly got excited- thinking of the fun we could have not just at Halloween but throughout the year.
Think about it – there is no way you can store something that big. We would put it out with the rest of the horses and change it’s pose often. Standing, rearing, rolling, sitting like a dog, or on its back – feet strait in the air. So many ways to piss of PETA.