This past weekend, I was working Poco (a 2 year old filly) in the back pasture. While doing this, I noticed a clump of little flags that mark where power/water/cable lines are on a property. After I was done with Poco, I went over to pick them up, and I noticed that the trailer that was directly behind where the flags were in the pasture was marked with the SAME flags. Somebody had pulled them out of the ground and DELIBERATELY threw them into the pasture. To make things worse, as I went to pick up these unwanted flags, I find a huge piece of glass (from a beer bottle). So I went into the barn, grabbed a grocery bag, and started combing the yard for more glass (and I found plenty more). While in this process, a 10-11 year old kid from the trailer park walks up to the fence, puts his hands on the top of the fence and asks me if he could come in there and look for...get this...caterpillars! I was not in a good mood at this time so I sternly shouted "No, sorry" and went on about my business.
These are some of the objects I found in the pasture : (and there was enough to fill a grocery bag, mind you!)
My personal "favorites" of the day were: the piece of chain link fence, the half eaten sock, the beer bottle glass, and, of course, the 4 FOOT rusty chain lying around the pasture.