Two brothers sharing the sunshine today in the same pasture.
After walking the little Foggy around the property in the morning and grooming him, I thought it was time to try him turned out with his brother. I put Pie in the small paddock and brought Sovey over to Foggy's pasture. Mostly they nibbled hay together. Sovey did pin his ears to keep Foggy in line. Foggy only offers "nice" as a response - he stares, he snuggles, he keeps his ears up, questioning. He never reacts back, so what is Sovey to do? Foggy reminds me of my husband. Brian is only nice. It is tough to "posture" against nice.
Pie was worried for the first few minutes alone in the paddock watching the brothers, so I sat on the fence with him and we watched together. Pie loved me sitting on the fence, especially because my treat pocket was mouth - level!
Strawberry Letter # 23 was running through my head the whole time they were out together, I guess because that song was by The Brothers Johnson and I was thinking of the "brothers" enjoying their time. Brian just said, "Speaking of esoterica, how about a little Brothers Johnson for you?" Sorry. Boring post, but in this case, I welcome boring. I like very little fireworks when working with horses!