Lexie went home today. It was time for her to go back.
My vet was wonderful to loan her to us with no strings attached. But I know he wanted her back. With the snow and ice it seemed better to take her this weekend because the horses don't have a lot of room to move around and three horses in a small space can be problematic.
Ed and I managed to get the trailer dug out of the snow bank and ice. This morning she loaded like the good girl she is. It was a slow journey because the frost is coming out of the roads creating bumps and craters. She unloaded well and we took her back to the barn. It was bittersweet, I said to her owner "If we kept her much longer she was going to be staying". I also told him that if he needed her to come back that would not be a problem.
Lexie was the perfect horse for Irish and I at a time when we were reeling. She was kind and gentle and easy going. Irish was so calm with her around he was like a different horse. I know that he will miss her.
There is nothing like a good, sweet mare. A young, sweet mare is nice to have around as well:)ReplyDelete
Lexie reminds me of Pistol -- the steady Eddy, no drama companion to Lucy.ReplyDelete
Aww! You have such an awesome vet to let you borrow her! I'm glad her trip home was safe. I'm terrified of driving on snow or ice because I'm not used to it.ReplyDelete