Dinner Snack Time

Here is Danny and Shala Bar running up the hill to get oats. I had hoped they would run all the way to me but no such luck. I have been trying to get some video of them running.

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Shala Bar and Danny

Shala Bar and DannyOriginally uploaded by mljenkins. I didn’t do much today. I had planned to take Shala Bar on the trail, but by the time mom and dad got home it had gotten pretty hot. I decided to let them both out in the yard to eat. I noticed that Shala Bar’s back right hoof is chipped off where she had abscessed a few months ago. It may be better to see what that is going to do first before I ride her on the trail. She didn’t want […]

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Thursday, May 24

Treats?Originally uploaded by mljenkins. Today we worked some more on the trailer. The first time I closed the top two doors and she was doing ok. She was in there for 5 minutes or so with me standing by the trailer. The next time I closed the bottom door and left here in quite a while. The next time we closed the bottom door and began to move the trailer a little. As expected she got nervous and started moving forwards and backwards, which made this worse. Danny was loose […]

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How to Win a Horse’s Heart

How to Win a Horse’s Heart Originally uploaded by mljenkins. Played around with the camera on tripod today. Got some pictures with Shala Bar. Got on her once. Tried to walk her over with my hand under her chin but she only went a few feet and tried to walk off. I grabbed a piece of bailing twine hanging on the other side of the fence and put it around her neck and led her over to a stump and jumped on. She walked down by Danny and as usual […]

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Monday, May 21

Shala Bar and IOriginally uploaded by mljenkins. Well, this is the best picture I could get tonight of both of us. But at least I have something. I need to get more pictures of myself with the horses, as being the photographer, I hardly get any. I worked with Shala Bar for about an hour with the trailer. The first time I got her on, and she wouldn’t come off as she kept licking the manager clean. She finally came off and I let her eat grass for a couple […]

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