My New Years Day and Night..... - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 01-04-2009, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: foothills of Virginia
Posts: 487
• Horses: 3
My New Years Day and Night.....

First off, I thought I was going to be twarted about my annual tradition of eating black eyed peas for luck. (Southern thing). I had forgotten to set the beans out to soak the nite before, and there were no cans on the shelf. Quick trip to the store showed no cans of black eyed peas there either! But we headed to see the step kids anyway (they are grown, but we still call them kids). We stopped for gas, and I was delighted to find they had my black eyed peas! So, we got to eat some anyway.
Then, we got back that evening, fed the horses dinner and went inside. My hubby hadn't been back from letting the horses out for about an hour when I get a phone call, my horses are in the feild across the road! By now it was pitch black and COLD cold cold. Plus I had pj bottoms and a t-shirt, and had grabbed my coat and shoes, no layers. But I found the big mare first, and led her back to the barn (no halter or rope again) and hubby led the gelding back. Both of us had our arms around thier necks and holding on to a bit of mane. The stud colt followed my husband. A cop had pulled into our drive and was directing traffic to stop while we walked the horses across. The stud colt opted to start grazing in the front yard when we got back, and the officer took the incentive and put his arm around the colt's neck as he had seen me and the hubby do and he walked the colt back to the barn with us, pretty as you please. I was glad my baby boy was so good for him. Then we rehung the gate and now my hubby has to put a bolt over the hinge so they can't lift it any more. Oh, the joys of horsekeeping.

Boy, I SHORE hope the rest of the year is less eventful!!

Know thyself, know thy horse.
DarkChylde is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 01-04-2009, 10:01 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 5,310
• Horses: 0
don't sound like the black eye peas worked very well LOL.

Glad it all went good getting them back. Sounds like the cop likes horses.

I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within. Douglas MacArthur
RegalCharm is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 01-04-2009, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: foothills of Virginia
Posts: 487
• Horses: 3
Or maybe I didn't eat enough of them..... I wonder if the cop is getting ribbed right now by his buddies.

Know thyself, know thy horse.
DarkChylde is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
had a hard night of clubbing last night!! Salty_alydaR General Off Topic Discussion 9 09-29-2008 05:29 PM
How many years? buckaroo2010 General Off Topic Discussion 4 08-07-2008 04:32 PM
5 years old?! JustDressageIt Horse Talk 6 06-19-2008 01:36 PM
Thru the years... FGRanch Horse Pictures 32 04-25-2008 02:34 PM
After many years horsenaround Horse Talk 6 03-06-2008 02:08 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome