Yesterday evening we worked in the cool of the late part of the day. We had Ryan helping to place the hurricane ties for the rafters. The last two nights I’ve had dreams where the 6 tons of hay we bought were being rained on! Makes me feel a great sense of urgency to get the … More The new barn is going up.
I borrowed a friends tractor and had a great time grading our back half acre. We smoothed out the pasture area and created a nice slope in the new barn area where we will be building this summer. Also, spent some time smoothing out the old garden to extend our grassy back lawn. The … More Another toy for Ryan and me.
When we brought Honey and Bae home, we kept them separate from Mairsiedotes because we were not sure how well they would get along, and Mairsiedotes, being only a year old, is much smaller than the older horses. So we alternated which horses stayed in the corral and which stayed in the pasture. This allowed … More Mairsiedotes Gets Some Much Needed Rest
We finally got the little pasture ready for Mairsiedotes and let her into it today. She began grazing immediately, and was peacefully making her way though the tall grass, when suddenly she started bucking and snorting and running around. Mairsiedotes went a little crazy like that several times. I wondered if she got stung by … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : First Little Pasture Finished
We were working up to the last minute on the stall door when Mairsiedotes arrived at about 3 pm today. Denise unloaded her from the trailer. She seemed curious about everything, sniffing and looking around as Denise led her to our back yard. Once in the corral, Denise had Cheryl lead her around a bit … More Our Mustang Rescue Project : Part 7 – She’s Here!
My sister Cheryl, the architect, has devised a plan to rescue a mustang horse. We are digging the fence posts for the corral today. Her thesis describes using materials that have been taken down from their previous lives and she wants to repurpose them into shelter and barn for the horses. She’s been asking for … More Our Mustang Rescue Project! : Part 1 – Post Holes