Tuesday, January 14, 2014

PushMe-PullYou

Yesterday was the perfect day for horsing around.


The sun came out in the morning and warmed things up considerably.


After the last few weeks of rotten weather,
I had seven equines that looked like nobody loved them.


All seven dirty, shaggy equines got a makeover.


Bridle paths were clipped.


Mani/pedis were done...


thanks to our friendly farrier.


Sammy loves when the farrier comes,
as he gets all sorts of yummy hoof trimming treats!


"Did somebody say treats?"


While the farrier worked on hooves,


I worked on manes and tails....


brushing and coiffing.


Even the donkeys got the works.


Such good girls they are for the farrier...
makes a Momma so proud!

Thursday Dr. Becky is coming to do some dental work on some of the boys.
Teeth will be floated, and while they are groggy on sedative...
sheaths will be cleaned!
Now that's really something to look forward to!


If only it were warm enough for everyone to get a bath!
I think that will have to wait until everyone gets their spring clipping.

I caught this picture of the littles...
thought you might get a kick.
Our own version of Dr. Doolittle's PushMe-PullYou


If you know the personalities of these two little fellows,
then you will understand when I say....
Red is the head and Ollie is the butt-head!

7 comments:

Lynne said...

I do love the photos of all of your "kids!"

R. Mac Wheeler said...

you made my day again!

Gayle from Oklahoma! said...

Where's Oakley? Sammy seems to get all the good treats! LOL I hope one day to have enough land for some mini ponies, we had a few in the pasture next to our's growing up and they were a hoot and a holler!

jaz@octoberfarm said...

they are all so cute. i bet they enjoyed the big thaw! now it is time to hunker down again.

Junebug said...

Oh Sammy, yuck, yuck!! I'm glad you think hoof trimmings are treats! I'm sure all the horses feel a step lighter with their pedicures! Cute pic of the littles! Butt-head, hummm?? Hugs!

Country Gal said...

I bet they all feel better after the trim and clean up . Lovely photos . Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

Missy George said...

What a hand full...Poor Ollie..Guess he earned the title...Now that they're all pretty they can go out and enjoy this rainy day..I guess we can be thankful that it's warmer for now..

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