Friday, 10 January 2014

Violette and Vidock Vendredi


Violette: Pretty Neighs, Every Friend! I hope that my friends in North America are a little warmer and the ones in England a little less wet. One thing that is certain is that I am a lot less muddy!

Here is a pic of me #1 took yesterday:


Are you wondering what I was looking at? Here:


Yes, I get a pretty good ringside seat to watch the Big V working!

At other times, I just look pretty:


And if the sun is shining, I glow!


It's wonderful to see #1 almost every day but I have to tell you that I feel a little sorry for her. You see, there is no mud in my field but there is one large muddy puddle just at the exit which is a little tricky to negotiate when you have a large mare at the end of the lead rope, and poor #1 has fallen right into the puddle twice in the last week… She is trying to figure out a better way and Ms. S promised to come over and helped her with that. Ms. S always comes to our rescue!


Vidock: Studly Neighs, Everyone! I have been working on my canter:



#1 says I am looking lighter and lighter on my feet:


And here I am, in hand with my teacher. Don't you think he looks proud of me?


19 comments:

  1. Violette, you are so pretty when you glow :)
    Vidock, you look so good doing your exercises.No wonder your teacher is happy with you!
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure,JJ
    and Angels Tiger and Tillie

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  2. Violette, these are amazing photos of you! I'm glad you've settled into your new home (even if #1 is still getting used to it!), and that Vidock is doing so well with his training!

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  3. Violette both me and my mom-person LOVE your glowing picture and Viddock´s looks furry proud of him !

    XOXO

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  4. Good day to you Violette and Vidock! You both look fantastic today.

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  5. You have glowing off to a fine art Violette. We're sure you will always make your teacher proud of you Vidock.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  6. Tu es très belle dans le soleil Violette. Mais fais attention, sois gentille avec ta #1 quand tu sors de ton pré. Les bains de boue tout habillée ... pas vraiment génial !
    Quand à Vidock, je me répète, mais tu es vraiment de plus en plus beau.
    Bonne soire.
    Nat Ă  Chat

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  7. You have such beautiful horses!

    Monty and Harlow

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  8. Oh Violette...indeed you DO look pretty when you're not doing things. You look pretty DOING things! Violette, you and Vidock look like a million! It is always a joy to see you two and learn about your schooling and wheat you are doing. I wonder what can be done about that awful mud puddle though?

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  9. You two always, always make us smile and we love seeing you!

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  10. Violette, you and Vidock are such great steeds. You both have nice Winter coats! It is still cold here in New England.
    Mandu

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  11. everything being relative, it is a LITTLE warmer here.... :)

    you two are looking lovely as always....though we are sorry about #1 and the mud hole

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  12. Poor #1 falling in the muddy puddle. You look very happy to be in that nice grassy field Violette.
    You are working well Vidock.

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  13. Poor #1--at least mud is softer than ice. You two look so lovely.

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  14. We are happy that you two are on the same farm.

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  15. You both look wonderful!

    Lily, WA, USA

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  16. We're happy you are both on the same farm too! The colour of the light in Violette's photo's give them sort of a mystical quality. Yay for the green grass. Vidock looks very proud
    and manly.... and so handsome.

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  17. Me thinks Mommy likes Violette and Vidock Fridays the bestest! It always makes her want to goes out riding!
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  18. Lovely and gorgeous, as always... We're happy that you are in the same farm and that #1 can visit you every day. Mum ask us to tell #1 that the neighbor farm had the same problem with the zone trampled by the cows which was transformed into pool of mud. He made pour a good thickness of wooden shavings to remedy it. It is not too expensive and pleasant for hoofs and paws. Purrs

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