I got out with Biscuit for a short ride in the late evening Saturday. The owls were hooting to beat the band and omg we saw a deer in the woods. Well, Kellie saw it after Biscuit stopped dead in his tracks, head up as high as it would go, snorting, blowing and backing up. We had heard there was deer out there but we have rode there a zillion times and never actually saw them. Before we moved off from the deer something else was running in the brush and good sized black hog ran across the trail. We see evidence of them up in the woods (this is right by the public road that is full of houses on one side so it is not way out back!) but had never seen them up there. The owl was still hooting to beat the band and I told Kellie I was expecting the flying monkeys to pop out next. Short ride of 2 miles to test out Kellie's new Steele saddle - it is the tree with some trimmings to make sure it fits before it is actually built.
We got up early this morning and hauled to the beach to ride. Biscuit August Beach.jpg
Way too many people on the beach with a little girl trying to run up behind the horses. We could then see really bad weather and heavy rain on Galveston island which is about 6 miles from where we were. We rode all of 2 miles but this is what was over Galveston at the time: august funnel over galveston.jpg
We decided the beach is much more fun to ride on in the winter!!! Not near the amount of traffic nor near as many people on the beach!