horses

A New Neighbor

I was so excited yesterday when our new neighbor showed up looking  at us through the now infamous, “Horse-Hole.”  He is a black pony that the neighbors recently acquired. He was eager to eat some of the carrots that the other two horses get and finally stuck his head over the fence.  While eating his carrots, he let me pet his velvety nose.  I talked to him the whole time and his ears pricked up at my voice. Finally Paco pushed the []

The Horse Hole–A Halloween Tale

  The sun slowly slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field. Night birds scattered in the branches of the trees while insects droned on in monotony. The air felt cooler now. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie shadows on the ground. The evening gloom was rapidly approaching. I shivered in anticipation. Not far off in the field, our two neighbor horses steadily crunched grass, their teeth reflecting bone-white in the rays of the setting sun. It []

The Neighbors

Sugar and Spice are taking naps right now…  I had to sneak into my creative room to post these pictures of the neighbors for Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge this week. This is Paco and Poncho, the horses that live right behind our house.  They are frequent visitors and are always looking for a handout of carrots or, maybe an apple!  Sugar and Spice are jealous of them and bark at them the entire time they come to get their treats. Paco is []