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I decided to do a tiny video tour each day this week.  I have 4 pastures so it should take 4 days to discover who is in which pasture.  Today, I did the Dalton, Missy Miss and Mo pasture… except Mo didn’t arrive until it was too late.  I will get him on another day.

Today, however, is the only day this week where we don’t expect rain.

Anyway, I PROMISE that I will also learn to keep the camera in one position – or at least one direction.  I rarely take video so I’m not very good at that part.

Here we go!

  1.  Dalton in his pasture.  (Yes, he is a muddy mess… but then you can compare after I groom him in a week when it stops raining.).  There is audio… me jabbering.

Click image to watch Dalton’s video

2.  Click to watch Dalton Hugs. 

I was about to leave the field and Dalton hugged me.  So I turned the video back on!

A SHORT VIDEO of Dalton’s hug.

3) Dalton, Vivienne and Missy Miss.  I brought Dalton an apple and Vivienne and Missy Miss wanted in on it.

Click to watch video



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I thought it would be a good idea to put the young boys (Dalton and Wrigley) together!…Uh, not so much…

Monday, February 24th, 2020 | Filed under Dalton

Wrigley loves to play and has a lot of energy.

Dalton is young and loved to spar with his brother at Sweetbeau Horses.

Hmmmm, maybe it would be a good idea to put them together!  They’d have so much fun!

… Uh, not so much.


You may wonder why I have Missy MIss and Mo in there…  Well, it wasn’t the best idea but it was the only way I could do this because there wasn’t another open pasture.  I had hoped to put Missy Miss and Mo in the upper pasture which is connected, but just realized that the recent rains has finally ruined the gate connection.  The post has moved far enough away that it can no longer close safely.  So there’s that.  Sigh.  Just another thing…  I truly hate clay/sand soil.

Here we see Dalton with his butt to Wrigley – and Wrigley eating Dalton’s breakfast. Missy Miss has turned her hind end to this drama. Mo is protecting Missy Miss. (Mo dislikes Dalton.)

Here Dalton is posturing and Wrigley is paying no attention.

Dalton sees me and comes over for help. “Get him OUT OF HERE, please.”

“He’s eating MY food!”

I tell Dalton to play with Wrigley and have some fun. Dalton doesn’t want to play with Wrigley. Now Missy Miss has turned around to watch. Mo stands behind her.

Wrigley and Dalton posture together, and they all run to the upper pasture (where I cannot close the gate). Here Dalton is begging me to get rid of Wrigley in his space.

Wrigley storms off and pouts on the far side of the pasture. I put hay in the feeders, hoping everyone will calm down and eat. Here you see Mo, Missy Miss and Wrigley at the far end.

But strong and confident Dalton runs back over to the first feeder with Mo (who really doesn’t like Dalton but he likes Dalton better than Wrigley…) and they all eat together.

Here you can see Dalton’s expression. He is upset that I didn’t remove Wrigley. Look at him scold me!

Wrigley cannot believe that everyone went to Dalton’s camp. He is very upset.

Then the threesome move off to the far side of the pasture, leaving Wrigley alone. He wasn’t invited.

Wrigley, humbled and crushed, begs me to put him back with Finn and Beautiful Girl. I did.

Wrigley back with his homie, Finn.

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