Life On and Off an Acreage

In-sights into moving from an Acreage back to Town, plus a few things I find of interest.

Two things that horses are scared about:

1. Things that move
2. Things that don't move

February 22, 2011

Waiting for Something to Happen

Two dogs standing still in close proximity doesn't last long. One of them will soon pounce the other and then the wrestling is on. The hip is starting to grow hair from the horse bite.

A good roll in the snow is good for any itches. Here it is still in February and the horses are starting to shed. Maybe they know something that we don't?
A good shake and it's time to go stand in the sun again.

See, I told you. Now which one started it?




Then again, sometimes it's just good to sit and pretend that you are a bird on a stick. (Still working at clearing out the paddock)


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10 comments:

Gail said...

If the horses are shedding, spring must be on its way!

Starry Dawn said...

Good Morning, Ian!!
Thank you so much for posting new pictures of Boots, Brooklyn and your horses!!
I am back again reading your posts. I get very excited at reading your adventurous stories in your farm with your lovely animals.
I truly appreciate your kindness in posting new pictures of Boots, Brooklyn and your horses. It means that I care for you, for your dear animals and your beloved ones. I am a Christian grandmother who cares to live in a better world full of love in a brotherhood of Christians. If you wish to visit me, you are welcome at anytime. I have recently composed my new blog of journals. Please, I hope you may visit me back again as you used to. I shall return...
I am looking forward to hearing from you again.
God bless you, your dear animals and all your beloved ones!! Thank you for posting, Ian!!
In God's Garden,
Starry.

Karen said...

Ian, I know what you mean about the dogs. My daughter has 3, and they always act like that. Man, that is a LOT of snow!

texwisgirl said...

So cute! My horses 'officially' started their shed yesterday. I had to get out the shedding blade to help them a bit as they were happily rolling in mud and water.

Ian, did you get a new camera? Your last few posts have been smashing! :)

Farmchick said...

I like that bird on the stick!

Chai Chai said...

That is some deep snow! I am scared of your horses after seen the bite on the poor dog.

THE OLD GEEZER said...

I like the bird on a stick photo :-)

Barefoot from Heaven said...

Oh Ian your dogs make me smile big time. And that picture of your grandkiddo just amazing how it looks that he's really sitting on that shovel.

I was feeling sorry for myself this morning going out on a walk with storm and the wind was comming from the east wich over here is a cold russian one. I saw some ice and a bit of snow flakes....but notting compared to what you still have around...so I'll just shut up right now.
Hugs my friend and be well.
Dagmar

Jane said...

I agree the pics are great! And good news about the horses shedding,woo hoo spring!!! Blessings jane

li said...

Quite the balancing act there :) and I always find the sight of a horse having a good roll very cheerful. Our dog...not so much. For obvious reasons, if your dog has ever come home smelling like something unspeakable.