The mares and foals got to move out into a new bigger pasture this week, switching places with the 3 mares that are still due to foal (all within the next couple weeks!). They all found that very exciting, for a variety of reasons. The mares basically put their noses down to the grass and have barely looked up since… the grass in that pasture is really nice and plentiful compared to the smaller paddocks they had been in.
The fillies, Rue and Rihanna, born a month apart, are in two very different and distinct growth phases at the moment. Rue is still in the “WOW I HAVE FOUR LEGS AND I CAN ZOOM SO FAST, WATCH ME FLY” phase.
Rihanna, bless her… she’s in a bit of a fatass couch potato phase. She thinks the world is delicious and she wants to taste all of it.
Rue, in all of her bubbly happy sweetness, tries her best to get Rihanna to run around with her. Every once in a while it works. Usually it doesn’t. Most of the time Rue just ends up running circles around Ri. Literally.
Round and round and round Rue goes. Bless her. It’s not for lack of trying. It’s just that Ri’s favorite hobbies these days tend to be such titillating things as:
Rue won’t give up though, she cheerfully keeps up her attempts to play with her (only, at the moment) friend.
But ya know… every once in a while, it works. At least for a minute or two.
4 thoughts on “Foal Friday: You Spin Me Right Around”
I didn’t know my mare as a foal, but the way you describe Ri is how I imagine her to have been. As an adult, her chaos factor is a solid 0% but her work ethic is 100% and she’s such a solid citizen who knows how to get down to business. Please give both bebes a butt scratch for me 🙂
Awe the girls are so cute.😍
Both beautiful and hilarious!
This is so cute! I think I have a lot in common with Ri.