Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Crazy?

Am i Horse crazy or just plain crazy?


I may need my head examined after getting soaked changing the fencing on the girls paddock in a downpour with a sprinkling of thunder and lightning...

Sky just before the heavens opened this evening
I have been waiting for rain for the last week and a half as the ground was way too hard for me to drive the plastic stakes.

Nancy keeps an eye on me as Kika cozies up to N for her tail/fly-swat
I hope the girls don't spend the night stuffing themselves and get tummy aches 😕



Fingers crossed!


Photos are from Tuesday night as I picked 7 wheelbarrows of poop from other half of the field. I shall have to finish cleaning that side and collect whatever offerings they give me on new half of field.

PS: Kika's liver got the all clear from the vet so phew!

11 comments:

  1. A lil bit of both crazy is needed for what we do!

    Yay! Healthy liver!

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    1. I think you're right on the mix n' match crazy ☺

      Very Yay healthy liver :-D

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  2. We are all some sort of crazy!

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  3. Glad to hear about the clean bill of health on Kika. She's looking trimmer, too!

    Pretty sure if you were out there driving stakes in a minor lightning storm, you crazy. I still love you, but you're crazy. ;)

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    1. Good crazy though...right? ;-)
      She may no longer be looking trimmer when I climb back on board tomorrow or day after as they now have access to new grass

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  4. I'm glad Kika got the all clear!!! Also please don't be outside when there is lightning.... I heard of someone recently who was riding and got struck by lightning. She and the horse both died. :-(

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    1. I wouldn't normally be that reckless, but when I started fencing it wasn't raining. When it did start i couldn't stop half way done or they'd have hurt themselves with a stake or badly hung wire...

      Glad I got it done last night though as it has been dry all day and forecast to be dry for the coming days - which will harden the ground so if I'd waited I could never have hoped to drive the stakes.

      Thankfully nothing went wrong but it is not something I plan to make a habit of

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    2. Yeah in that situation I probably would have done the same thing. It is something to be careful about though. I'm glad nothing went wrong and that you got the fence done. :D

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    1. Indeed ☺
      Much relieved over here

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