SATURDAY IS PHOBLOG DAY!






Today, I will take my car in because it has a recall notice… yay.

Then, Hubby, Kat and I may go to the Dog Show at the Expo Center.  Could be lots of fun as long as we leave with just the three of us (dangerous territory).

Freshly dyed sheep run in view of the highway near Bathgate, Scotland. The sheep farmer has been dying his sheep with nontoxic dye since 2007 to entertain passing motorists

Love this… it is real! Freshly dyed sheep run in view of the highway near Bathgate, Scotland. The sheep farmer has been dying his sheep with nontoxic dye since 2007 to entertain passing motorists.

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Ha!

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All babies love stuffed animals.

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Look at that goat!

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Sweet baby with pursed lips and flopped over forelock!

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Too cute!

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I love these.

North American beaver in Denali National Park, Alaska

Great shot!

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His name is THUG.

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Another great shot.

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I know that feeling… early morning at the track. Not sure how I feel about racing but I remember how it felt…

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The stripes move when he moves…

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Ahhhhh.

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I love the baby’s expression, “Geez Mom, didn’t know you had that in you!”

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This is Summer Raffo on one of her beautiful Arabians... she was lost in the mudslide.  Summer leaves her 19 horses - Summer's horses are our April Bucket Fund.  Click image to help!

This is Summer Raffo on one of her beautiful Arabians… she was lost in the mudslide. Summer leaves her 19 horses – Summer’s horses are our April Bucket Fund. Click image to help!



March BUCKET FUND RECEIPT and an UPDATE ON BELLA THE MINI DONKEY!






For the March Bucket Fund, we all pitched in to help save the 8 young Bachelors and 1 lone Stallion who were captured by the Department of Agriculture on Rhodes Road – and the townspeople of Steamboat Valley wanted them back!

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Luckily, the town was able to rally and raise the funds to purchase these boys as well as find temporary housing.

All of them will receive Good Citizenship lessons by Mustang professionals.  Those who are deemed suitable and eager will find new homes amongst the humans who fought for them.

Our donation will go towards feed and welfare for these boys.  Yay!!

Their RELEASE STORY coming soon (just waiting on photos)!

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On the left is when the Bachelor Band of 8 was free, in the middle is their jail time (look how beautiful and healthy) and on the right is a preview of the RELEASE, which I will write about this week!

 UPDATE ON BELLA BABY MINI DONKEY WITH THE PROSTHETIC LEG!

 

Remember our February Bucket Fund?  Bella Baby Donkey had frostbite on her rear leg and it couldn’t be saved.  So, it was amputated.

The Horse and Man Group paid for almost the entire prosthetic!  Yay!

(As an aside, Hanger made the prosthetic – the same company that created the fin for the dolphin immortalized in the movie, “A Dolphin Tale”.)

Anyway, the cutest part is that they made it PINK POLKA DOTS!!  LOVE THAT! Perfect for a baby girl donk…

Bella made the trip home very easily in her owner’s car.

If you’d like to follow Bella on FB, here is her page.  And here is her website.

Here it is!  Perfect for a little girl donk!

Here it is! Perfect for a little girl donk!

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I love all the stuff in the background – like the human foot…

Trying it on for Mom.

Trying it on for Mom.

The Princess Pirate Donkey look...

The Princess Pirate Donkey look…

 

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Very alert for the ride home!

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I adore this one…  Should be a postcard.  Donks have such lovely eyes.

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Wearing her new leg like a champ!

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All the aftercare parts…

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She’s winking at us… thanking us for her new leg!

 

HORSE AND MAN is a blog in growth... if you like this, please pass it around!

This is Summer Raffo on one of her beautiful Arabians... she was lost in the mudslide.  Summer leaves her 19 horses - Summer's horses are our April Bucket Fund.  Click image to help!

This is Summer Raffo on one of her beautiful Arabians… she was lost in the mudslide. Summer leaves her 19 horses – Summer’s horses are our April Bucket Fund. Click image to help!