As you may or may not know, Ruby has been dealing with some weight issues, so I haven't been riding her at all.
Well, today I thought I'd take her out for a stroll. All went pretty well (thought I had to re-break her for a bit), but other than minor "oops, I forgot what you wanted", she was fine.
When we got back to the barn, I unsaddled Ruby and proceeded to muck out her stall. Ruby stands outside (not tied up, she just watches) as observes the whole time. Then I gave her a bath. I don't mean a simple cool me off - hose down, I mean a scrub every inch bath. (kind of a rarity - I'm strictly a pleasure/leasure rider).
Sure enough, I asked her to go in her stall, she walks in and before the gate is closed, she not only does her business - but BOTH her "dutys" on her nice clean floor.
Well - at least Ruby is clean.......
Nope. I didn't even get the gate secured - and she's rolling around in her own...well, you get the picture.
Well, tommorow is another day!