I discovered this after yesterday :). Well I had been aware, but the extreme extent of shedding season was made known to me after yesterday, that is a better way of putting it. The coat I wore out to the pasture to groom my horses required extensive horse hair cleaning afterwards...it took a shop vac and multiple sheets of lint roller. Oh how I love my horses!Life has been pretty busy lately, but there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel! I am about 3.
Yesterday when I went to get the horses for the farrier, the gelding and mare herds were at the farthest ends of their pastures - almost 1/3 mile from the barn. I went to the top of the hill in the mares' pasture and called Dawn's n... Read Post
Working with Dawn yesterday made me think about how much working with horses - from leading to grooming to riding - is a conversation, or should be. I think horses are much better at this conversing thing than humans usually are - w... Read Post
I really enjoy watching the changes the horses' coats go through as the seasons change, and all the individual variations in color and texture. We are now done with the sleek, thin, flat coats of summer. The shedding is mostly done,... Read Post