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Happy Days


The horses have enjoyed their new pasture tremendously. It’s amazing how much grass a couple of horses (and a donkey) can eat in a few weeks though, and the north pasture is already showing the effects of their grazing. On Tuesday, the fencing for a west pasture was completed, so now the horses have a fresh bounty of green to enjoy. Louis was the first into the new pasture, leading the way as usual. It wasn’t quite as exciting an experience, apparently, as the first new field, and he quickly settled down to grazing.


Soon Czarina and Mousie followed him and tested the new grass. After a sampling, they indulged in a bit of a romp to celebrate the new field.


Both pastures link to a central paddock so that the horses can be easily routed to one field or the other. The girls tested the link back to their little paddock and trotted around the paddock a couple of times, just to check that all was as it should be. Here’s Mousie, strutting her stuff.


Louis watched with interest, but he wasn’t leaving the new field.


Soon the girls rejoined Louis in the new field and everyone settled down to enjoy the long grass together.


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