I'm going to make this short and sweet, because I was tired when I woke up this morning and am incredibly tired now. I met my BO after work and we drove to pick up Blaze. It took well over an hour to load him into her stock trailer. She was so good with him, patient and kind yet really firm when he was crowding her space. As soon as the door closed behind his butt I just went "WHEW."
The drive over was uneventful, and he actually unloaded really calmly despite his earlier pacing, circling and pawing in the trailer. I walked him around the small arena he'll be in for now, gave him some hay (which he would take mouthfuls of and trot around with), grain and water. He kept trotting around to check things out and listen, which I imagine he's still doing right now.
I didn't take any pictures, because by the time he finally loaded it was well after dark. I'm going out tomorrow night to clean the poop out of my BO's trailer and just spend some time with him. Pics to come soon!
His owners didn't give me as much of his feed as I thought they were so I have to scramble tomorrow to figure out what to do.
Excited yet exhausted