It's been an interesting week.
Lesson 1 got postponed due to the 2" of rain that fell out of the skies on Monday. I thought we were home free with our creek crossing. At 8AM, after raining all night HARD, the water was easily 2' below the top of the bridge! It's amazing what a ffew hours can make. At 4PM I went out to feed the horses only to have to wade through 6" of water. Craziness!
Wednesday I spent the day getting water to the otherside of the creek. What a pain is all I can say, but it's better than lugging water by hand. The rain caused a bit of washout on the bridge so we need to do some preventative repairs before we drive across the bridge currently.
Thursday was exciting as when I went down to feed the horses, I met my neighbors long horn bulls! I tried to put them in the round pen, but they could step over the rails so that didn't work! Lisa Foight and I tried to do a cattle drive. That was a lot of fun, Rocky and Gabby were wonderful, but in the end we were unsuccessful. Lisa also did her skills testing to become a Horse Handler and is officially on the feeder team and conditioning team!
Friday, Dawn and I went out to survey whether the bulls were still here, ... they were. Dawn was a very good girl out on trail all by herself! I was able to contact their owners and I think that they are home now! (I hope!) The office(the geust house/RV) is working well as is the tack room/feed room (Taylor Doll's horse trailer) though it is a bit small!
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