Saturday, 8 December 2007

Bored of this weather now...

...and we have 2 more days of it, according to the BBC forecast :-( The horses seem much more resigned, but are still very reluctant to venture out of the barn.

I got Conto and Jack Frost out yesteday, and they were both very well behaved, and Charlie did some work in the school, but I gave Felix a day off hoping to get out hunting this morning.

As it turned out, there was driving rain, a howling gale and thick mist (what else is new!), so I didn't venture up to the top of the hill, where the meet was, as I assumed that they didn't get out. I am not sure what I will do with them today, as there are severe weather warnings out for the rest of the day, and I am running out of waterproofs!

Ghost and Felix will definitely be OK to go out, but I will probably not take the chance with the newbies or youngsters, as it wouldn't be terribly fair on them.

Here, anyway, is a picture of Jack Frost, and I will post a photo of Lucy shortly - both are definitely on the wild and wolly side at the moment :-)


cptrayes said...

I don't envy you the colour but he's got a very sweet face :-)


Nic Barker said...

Butter wouldn't melt, I know! He has learnt previously that the best way to avoid things is to just run away, and that is going to be a hard habit to break because it has obviously been successful for him many many times!

The bad news is that he tried it yesterday on me, because he didn't want to leave Lucy, and unfortunately succeeded until I put a bridle on him instead of a headcollar (!)- mea culpa. The good news is that he can jump - the quickest way to get back to Lucy involved him neatly popping the post and rail fence into the wood :-)