The horses have an enclosed shelter in their field where they can get out of the rain and bad weather. However, they seem to get restless on long, rainy days, and end up standing outside, sometimes getting very wet indeed. I noticed that Canadian Tire carries an open do-it-yourself sort of pavilion that I thought might be a solution. The horses would be able to stand outside, as it were, but still be under the protection of a roof without feeling enclosed. It seemed worth a try, so RailGuy was enlisted to set it up.
His activity soon attracted a curious onlooker.
Louis considered the operation from every angle…
and then offered his advice.
The two girls, Mousie and Czarina watched from a distance…
preferring to wait until the final structure was in place to pass judgment.
Then they casually moseyed on over to check it out.
Their verdict? They approve. They seem to agree it is a good spot to enjoy an meal outdoors, and can eat their hay while staying dry on rainy days.