Sunday, March 29, 2009

End of a Great Long Weekend

The evening of an absolutely perfect day is coming to a close. The sun is shining through my dirty windows, warming me, my 2 snoozing cats and our little ratweasel dog. To my surprise, I just realized my face is sunburned. I didn't wash my face this morning, so I was still wearing night cream — no sunscreen. Oops.

First things first. Here's Hex, Rico, and Nita, on crutches from an incident that involved poison sumac, a ladder, and a swimming pool.



I went nuts with the clippers. I clipped Jaz's sweet little face.


I got really carried away on Poco. The more I clipped him, the more gorgeous silver roaning I saw, so I just kept going. He was such a good boy. Mind you, it looks like someone let Jaz loose with the clippers. Remember what it looked like the first time you body clipped a horse? Or your kid tried to clip the dog? I had intended to go back today and clean up some of the clipper lines, but one thing led to another and I let the Boyz out for some grazing and much needed bucking and farting. Look at the beautiful color under all that brown. He looks like melted cookies n' cream ice cream.


I shot this little video you might find amusing. That's Heather's leopard filly Dream, flirting like mad with Jaz and Poco. Who you callin' a gelding?

video

Back to work tomorrow, refreshed and rejuvenated.

7 comments:

Cactus Jack Splash said...

Lovely photos

Paint Girl said...

Looks like you had a beautiful day there today!
The horses look good, your clip job looks fine! I need to give mine a good clipping soon.
That darn baby is too cute! Look at those long legs!

Blackfeatherfarm said...

I see spots ! Don't you love spring !

cowgirljlynn said...

Love the pictures of the baby!

Esther Garvi said...

What a super cute little foal! Isolde and Kalahari are quite enamored by him, lol!!

Stephanie said...

OH MY GOSH that baby is tooo cute! That just melted my heart. I was have the worst morning til I saw those pics! Way way cute. GREAT color!

C-ingspots said...

I'm so glad you've had a long and refreshingly peaceful weekend. Good for you! Your pictures are so cute... and that foal is just adorable!! And, little Jazz has a beautiful face and head - gotta love those Arab faces!
And, I agree with you about Poco - his coloring is beautiful. Almost a lovely grulla type coloring. Very pretty or, I mean handsome!

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