Lay of the land, 2

The black mare, saying hello to Apollo Second visit with Apollo since the move. Cloudy but not windy. Went out for a walk right away, which I think he wanted to do too— more reconnaissance. I had him on the horizontal hitching post when Brian drove up....

Lay of the land, 1

QH gelding Miles, Apollo, and bantams yesterday This was the first day I went to see Apollo after the move, Monday. Sunny, warm, not windy. Miles is the one described earlier as bossiest, and he is, but he also feels like a swell horse. They’d make cute pals. We...

Relief, sighs of

Equestrian Here is Apollo almost a week ago. This is how he came to a halt, and I think it looks pretty good. Rachel said maybe because he had just been trotting through those high weeds, lifting his legs. Took a day home and in-town today, complete with junk-food...

As it turns out

For a long moment yesterday I thought Apollo would stay at Bright Star, and I did one of those hamster-wheel-in-my-head things, about was it going to be good for both of us, the new place, did I want to stay in the beautiful setting no matter what, did I vet the new...