Lunch

Today (and yesterday) I brought the horses their lunch out in the pasture. Queenie and Asta get some hay right away, and then it is easy enough to bring the little plastic sled out to the pasture and distribute hay in little stations of the cross, a big circle, each...

Itchy bear

Apollo’s hair coat is so thick he has gotten very itchy. This is the one time of year where he really likes to be scratched pretty much...

Closer and closer

Here is Ray, peeking through a hole he just drilled for a double-headed waterer. The wood is blue pine— pine that has been damaged by the white pine bark beetle. It is now a couple of days later, all the waterers are in and grouted, we will caulk and calibrate...

Nelson, Richardson

Hoarfrost this morning; brilliant sunshine; 7 degrees, no wind. Helped install the Nelson waterers. Once the waterers are working, horses can stay in the barn. Swept up the loose hay upstairs, filled a tub with some, and pitched the spoiled hay out the loft door....