It's just as well, because when I got out of my car, this picture reveals the scene exactly. Uh-oh, just like last week, a bunch of horses milling around waiting for hay. That meant they'd be excited to see me for about 2 minutes--about the time it would take them to realize that I wasn't showing up just to feed them. Sure enough, I felt like the second coming of Christ for about 20 seconds and then their enthusiasm for me waned into nothing. I am sure if I had saddled up my brumby and taken her down to the ring, she would not have been happy about it. I should also add this: none of these horses are dying for food. They all have big happy bellies. But they are also spoiled and like having hay upon demand. Kind of like me with cake.
Do you see that little foretop? It looks like something on a Dr. Seuss character! So cute and funny!
I did take Lilly out of the pasture and up to the barn for a quick grooming. On the way up, I noticed her shoe was missing and part of her synthetic hoof had flown the coop! Oh dear! Here you see her little stubby foot. But what I see is that that hoof is doing its damndest to grow and grow and grow. Soon it will be back to normal!