Thursday, 13 February 2014

Thurthingle Thursday!

Genji: Ha! I got you, didn't I? It's actualy SURCINGLE, but you gotta do what you gotta do, right? I thought it was really very manly of me to model these surcingles, even though they are not really my size.

Surcingles, in case you were wondering, are used to work horses on the long reins. Ms. S lent #1 the black one and actually gave her the brown one, which needs its straps replaced. Yesterday, #1 took them both to try them on Violette. The brown one was not big enough so the new straps will need to be longer, but the black one fitted her nicely!

#1 says that Violette looks very keen to get back to work!


  1. Violette, I did not know you had to WORK! Do you get paid a decent salary, or should you be asking for a raise?

  2. Our Person used to ground drive our ponies and horses. It is a great way to start breaking them and teach them to turn and stop. It is fun to do.

  3. Have a fun day sweet friends! Don't work too hard!

  4. We if cos didn't know there were such things at all. You guys teach us new things all the time. What kind of work do you do Violette?

  5. Violette, we bet you are the best worker in all the land!

    the critters in the cottage xo

    P.S. Don't do anything unless your treats bucket is full :p

  6. Violet is lovely! We also liked your miscellany collection. What interesting visitors you get!

    Ginger, Buddy and Shadow

  7. Genji, la tête que tu fais ...l'air hyper sérieux. Presque chat de garde. On va pas te les piquer tes trucs...
    Pauvre Violette qui a fini ses vacances.
    La vie est plus facile ... quand on est un chat, on est toujours en vacances.

  8. Genji - that's a very big word for you - you did very well. We learned something because we had never heard of surcingles. Mom says it will be a great word to keep in mind for when she is playing Words with Friends.

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  9. Run Genji Run! Those things don't look like anything we'd want around us!
    Hi Violette! What a dear gir you are.
    Tell us , do you mean work as in training or will you have a real job to do. We know the royals love carriage

  10. Violette, if you work hard,
    be sure to play harder :)
    Make sure you get good treats too ;)
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    and Angels Tiger and Tillie

  11. Very manly!! I call mine a harness

  12. Oh she looks so pretty with her violet colored accessories! <3

  13. Oh! Wow! Mes never knew what those was called! And Violette sure looks like she is ready to work!

  14. Mowzers, thay that three times fatht! (uh, or thomething like that...)
    We'd never heard of a thurthingle!
    Violette they look good on you too :-)

  15. Dem fancy sursinglez are lubly..Mum n me finkz ya lloked guud modellin dem Genji!!
    Yer furendz Nylablue n Sherriellen Mum xoxoxoxo


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