|Checking out the mini's paddock|
Monday, August 20, 2012
Daatje checks out the new digs.
With only 2 weeks to go until I had planned on bringing the horses home, it's hard to imagine the work left to be done! We've already accomplished a lot though, and the mini's paddock is fully enclosed, so I figured I'd stop to get hay on my way home from the hunt on Saturday and let Daatje out to graze and check out the new surroundings.
I've had her at the property before, but not since the fencing went up. She unloaded, looked at the fencing and immediately was on the search for the horses who she was sure lived there! Silly mare, you live here! Well, not quite yet, but almost! She was so comfortable and at home that after 30 minutes of grazing, I went to catch her to bring her back to my parents house and she ran away from me! :P I had to laugh as she never does that. The grass must be good! I much prefer a dirt paddock, especially for the minis, so Daatje is going to have to help them with that. The plan is to mow it down really, really short and suck up the clippings in the bagger so the chance of Rainbow getting laminitis again is greatly reduced. Won't do that until the day before they come home though, or the grass will just grow back! It was so hard to load her up and bring her back to Mom and Dad's. I wanted her to stay! Two more weeks.......only two more weeks...
Posted by Sarah at 7:09 AM