Archive for October, 2013

Pete looks happy and content

This Horse Smiles

Can horses smile? Pete looks like he is smiling to me. For two days we endured windy cold weather that brought us an inch of rain and nearly dusted us with the winter’s first snowfall. Today the sun returned and the outside temperature rose to … simply wonderful. I think horses live in the moment, and for Pete, this moment looks perfect.

Spot standing at the backyard gate, nickering to us.

Spot at the Gate

Spot is very attached to his long-time horse-pal, Jake. They walk around the property together, grazing and napping and enjoying each others company in the way of old friends.  As the two oldest horses on the ranch, they have lots in common.  Whenever we see one of them resting under a tree or grazing on a meadow, we can feel confident that the other guy is somewhere nearby.

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