Our friend is going on vacation this week so she brought us her two goats to milk for her, Little Anne and Jubi. So for now we have three milking, those two plus Belle and Libby, in milk but nursing her daughter, Shiloh and Rueben, the buck we are borrowing.
A couple days ago I rode Maggie bareback and cantered her for the first time bareback....a little bumpy, but it was fun!
Today Lydia and I went on a ride. I rode Mag and Lydia rode Lena of course. We did ALOT of trotting and cantering. We saw some little girls playing behind a house...when they saw us they ran out and waved. We waved, then rode on past...one of the girls ran after us down the road. I turned around and went to talk to her. She asked if we'd stop by on our way back. I told her we would so on the way back, we stopped and visited some more. The one girl really wanted to ride, so I let them ride Lena with me leading her. Then they asked us to take the horses across the road to their house so their parents could see. They had fun.
Levi and Lydia picked beans today, then I washed, blanched and froze them...I didn't get a whole lot, but it's enough and the plants aren't done producing. We're getting quite a few tomatoes and cucumbers and the beets are almost ready to pick and pickle. Dad loves pickled beets.
Okay, all that riding made me tired! Time to hit the sack!