Patriot was unloaded from the trailer yesterday afternoon then walked to the drive.
His arrival caused quite a stir.
Buttercup thought maybe he’d like to play, and she did that clumsy, goofy dancing that heifers like to do. Patriot didn’t pay any attention to her.
Poky didn’t mind him too much.
But Jack was real upset.
There was a lot of loud donkey braying involved. But Jack isn’t really that brave. And neither is Buttercup. Patriot wasn’t actually paying attention to either one of them, but when he bothered to look up at them, they RAN.
Morgan, trying to make Jack feel better. (The donkeys look SO TINY next to Patriot!)
Morgan decided to not try to ride him right away. She’s making friends first.
I’ve still got Buttercup, the donkeys, and Patriot in the yard mowing. Patriot mows as much as the other three combined! He’s a fabulous mower! He seems to be settling in–he’s pretty relaxed. The other animals have calmed down, too. I just love to look at him. He’s beautiful. Morgan’s spring break starts Friday (with Friday off also) so she will have a week with lots of time to get to know him–and to start riding him. Can’t wait.
This is the best spring EVER.