Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wearing myself out!

I got up at 6:30 (I slept in an hour!) to work horses. Bolt got saddled up, Annie got to go eat some senior feed and pre-breakfast, and Whiskey got saddled up as well.
Whiskey got to stand next to Annie, to think some things out and work some kinks out. He's learning some patience.
Bolt (I'm changing his name to Hank the Tank) got to work in the newly cleared bottom pasture/arena with me. He was having issues with trying to force his way back up the driveway. So we went on a outing. He needed it. Bolt is LAZY! We went to "the creekbed" for some good galloping time, and the sand is excellent exercise to get this chubby horse toned up.
Got home to put Whiskey back in the pasture, cool Bolt out and give him a bath (he did excellent, his first whole body bath!) and Annie needed a rinse too. Finally all the horses get breakfast..It's only 10.

A small break (while filling up water for birds and horses) and then it's off to the garden. Pull some weeds. Spend 4 hours planting the rest of the garden-turnips, parsnips, beets, cucumbers, a block of corn, and three rows of green beans.

Now it's time to clean up the kitchen and start the scalloped potatoes. Perhaps I'll get a shower after dinner.

NO Wonder 5 am seems to be getting sooner and sooner!