I have some great news I had been talking with friends about getting back into the horses again. So the other day a buddy of mine calls me up. Said he knew of this man that buys feed off of him that was saying that now that he is 91years old he was going to have to sell his 3 quarter horses. So he gave me his name and #
I called the Man right away asked if I could come and see his horses.The next day I go over to his Ranch and when I Knock on the door he opens up. I see his wife setting in a chair and she is crying and wiping her eyes.He comes out and heads to his truck opens the door and picks up a file folder and hands it to me.
I tell him that I'm not up on blood lines and I will just trust him.So we head to the barn.He starts walking real slow so I look at him to make sure he is not having trouble. That when I see a little tear run down his cheek.I ask him you don't want to sell you horses do you? He said NO I do not my wife and I love these hoses we have raised them from birth. One mare 20 years old and one mare 13 and a gilding 13 brother and half sister.
I asked why are you selling then is it you can't afford them or you can't take care of them.He said I can afford to feed them I just can't clean the stalls and move hay around any more. So I say well then I don't want to buy your horses.
But I would like to help you take care of them if you will let me. He says well how much is that going to cost me. My answerer was I will help you if you will help me.
He says what do you mean I say if you will let me ride your horses when I want and you will teach me some things about horses I will clean up the stalls and keep them clean and I will take charge of seeing they have hay. I did not know a man could smile that big. I have now been going down there for a week now and I have
To say I have the best new friend I could ever want. Don't underestimate the thing you can learn from our elders.Nor how good it feels to know you can be a big help to someone.