|Cinna visited the new ACS facility for a farrier appointment and was marginally well behaved.
|Ruby tested out a new fly mask for trail riding (since she is VIOLENTLY offended by spider webs haha).
|She also tested out a new Spanish bridle! (ignore the fly masks hanging off her sheet, she lost them in the pasture so I was riding around bareback retrieving them lol).
|She also got a fancy new stall sign! Isn't the barn owner so crafty? I love it.
Sunday I put my foot down that we weren't doing chores all day -- I wanted to ride! So my mom headed over and we loaded up the trailer. Initially I kind of wanted to check out a new (to us) trail called Cuivre River, but we got a bit of a later start than I wanted (because DH did insist on trying to start digging up the water line and had to be forcibly dragged away), so we decided to stick with our standby of Indian Camp Creek. The horses loaded like champs and we hit the road -- it was muggy and marginally hot when we got on the road, but I was super impressed that 2/3 of the horses unloaded without a drop of sweat on them -- the Kensington screens we installed really help with the airflow! Shockingly, there was only one other trailer in the parking lot, so plenty of space to park and get tacked up.
|Ready to ride!
Definitely a much needed break in what has been a rather hectic month! Unfortunately I don't see things getting much better any time soon :-/ but I'll keep plugging along. All of the horses are happy and healthy (if under-ridden), so I'll try to focus on that and stop beating myself up about my lack of time to ride. And at least we'll have little goat babies to look forward to in the near future -- I need to post pictures of my very pregnant goats!