Category Archives: dogs

A therapeutic afternoon with the herd

Marty had a visit from Stacey Bevan this afternoon. I actually contacted herĀ on the same day that we had the bolting incident, as soon as we were back at the yard and he was safely returned to his paddock, but … Continue reading

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Here are a couple of mool-vies…

It’s been a week since Marty and I went skijoring in the Punchbowl and, apart from that short foray into the village, we haven’t been back out. This is mostly due to wimpishness on my part, but to be fair … Continue reading

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A series of odd behaviours

The mule has seemed a little bit subdued since the incident on Monday. When I went back up to the stables that evening, he was incredibly gentle and cuddly; very clingy and attention-seeking, but not in his usual brash, bold … Continue reading

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A Punchbowl Adventure

Monday is my day off, and as I woke up this morning with only mild back pain, I decided that I was damn well going to go out for a walk with my mule. The weather was gorgeous, after all. … Continue reading

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