My mare has just had 7 months off being a paddock ornament while I was working on a cattle station in another state. I've been back three weeks, and she has only had a handful of rides as we are also trying to get her in foal so she has been back and forth to the vets and the stallion owner.
I was so, so happy with her at this clinic. She is still really green, we went to this clinic about the same time last year and we got to maybe two drafts before I left, that is all the cattle experience she has. She just pulled it out for me, I was so impressed.
This is me and Lucy at the clinic. The photos in the light shirt are the first day on the mechanical cow, the pink shirt is the second. One video is the mechanical cow on the first day, and the other is working a live cow on the afternoon of the second day.
You can see in the start of the mechanical cow video, she sometimes gets excited coming out of a turn and jumps around and flings her head. However by the afternoon of the second day she wasn't doing it at all. We missed one stop in the live cow video but apart from that she was fantastic. I missed videoing the mechanical cow on the second day, because she was going so well we were only on it for maybe 2 minutes. I love my girl!
And cause she's cute
Enjoying a scratch: