Finally, finally this weekend began to feel like spring is truly here (and hopefully to stay!). The weather was gorgeous on Saturday, and while it rained on Sunday, it was still warm enough to be at the barn in just a t-shirt. I took advantage of a commitment-free weekend and spent the entire thing at the barn. It was heaven on Earth,
I did some spring cleaning — I took all of my dirty saddle pads and quarter sheets home. I swept my entire area of the tack room and organized my drawers. It felt so good to get all of the mud and dirt out! On Sunday, I even cleaned all my tack; clean leather never smelled so good.
I took advantage of the 75° high (with sunshine!) and took both ponies on a short trail ride. I am beyond blessed to have two solid citizens who will happily march out on their own for a relaxing ride through the woods. Apologies in advance for their dirtiness because next…
I gave Moiya, Miles and Vinnie baths! Trainer was out of town this weekend, so she left me in charge (gulp)… which meant the ponies got spoiled. It felt good to give baths, especially for Moiya — it was her first of the year! Of course then we enjoyed some grazing to dry out a little bit.
On Sunday I had a nice, easy ride on Moiya and got everyone turned out in the indoor and groomed. Moiya and Miles are shedding like no one’s business!!