Fox hunting? sure I can do that.

Next weekend after I have calmed myself and found an appropriate outfit I am going to take my horse and go fox hunting. We are going to start small by attending a clinic where we will hopefully learn how to be safe.
My trusty stead Diego is not afraid of dogs but he has never encountered a pack of baying hounds so this may be a problem we shall see.
He also has never gone out with a large herd of horses galloping across the fields and though the woods, we can overcome this too.
I don’t know anyone who is going to the event, not a problem I am friendly.
The pluses, we are willing, we had a great cross country schooling session this weekend, so we know we can still jump stuff. We look good.
The idea behind this new sport is that we, and by that I mean, I want something to do this fall and winter to keep us fit. I think that it could be fun and they don’t kill the fox, it is fox chasing. I know that seems mean. I like the fuzzy creatures, I would be devastated if the hounds got one. It is safe to say that would be the end of my fox hunting adventures.
So stay tuned and hopefully I will have some good news about a new sport.

The turning of the leaves.

We have had two days of cool weather which means fall is here. This shift will bring the one season we all work together. It is the best season for us, the dogs love this time of year, it is cool out and there is a lot to hunt and chase. For Jon andI there are sticks to pick up, the garden needs to be put to bed, a last trip around the yard with the weed trimmer. Later there will be leaves to rake and blow.
The chickens have started to molt two of them have no tail feathers left, they are a silly sight.

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With the weather so nice it is hard to stay inside where we have been hiding from the heat for several weeks. Now we bust out the door and all fly out to the lawn to run and play ball with the dogs.

This is our time of year and I wish it would last more than a few weeks.