Saturday, May 8, 2010

Lots of Pictures - Colville Adoption

Photo Challenge for May 8th. - Pet
Maggie, our much loved old dog. She has never been one to play with toys but the past few days she has taken to walking around with one of Skeeters toys and playing keep away. I don't know what the little animal was but his stuffing is all gone.
The rest of these are pictures from the adoption in Colville today. We had such a good time. Did a demo in the round pen. Didn't know we were going to do that but it was OK. Pepper did his usual slow walk around looking at the people.
A pretty little yearling roan filly. She was adopted.

A two year old buckskin/dun gelding. He was the one used in the gentling demo. He was also adopted.

A very nice yearling gelding that was adopted and Bob delivered.

The Gentling clinician - Gerry Cox. He did a super job. He and his wife own the facility. He placed third at the Mustang Makeover in Albany in March. The horse that he competed on was there - Festus.

In the round pen

Getting the horses attention

A back view

Did not take him long to get to this point

Tom from the BLM in Burns eating his lunch "out behind the barn". I told him I was going to blackmail him with it.

The palomino Gelding ready to go to his new home.

The Pinto gelding. He was also adopted.
So that was our day. I am beat. Bob did not sleep much last night so neither did I.
Happy Mothers Day tomorrow for all you mothers by blood and mothers by heart.


  1. Love the dun/buckskin. He looks like he will be a pretty big boy when he is finished growing. I would have such a hard time walking away from any of them.....but you go home to Sage! (How is the calf doing, any better?)

  2. Is Maggie spayed? My parents had a un-spayed dog who used to have phantom pregnancies. After her season, the time when the pups would have been born she would carry a toy around, snuggle and protect it.

  3. Love the pic of Tom & Bob. He does hate having his picture taken...I always threaten blackmail, too!

    How many horses total were adopted?

  4. Arlene - she is spayed - she was hiding it from the poodle - Skeeter.
    Tracey - Yes, Tom kepty telling me to put the camera away - I just laughed. I think that 6 went to homes.

  5. Hi Lea, Gerry Cox here! I don't really know how to BLOG but a friend sent the pictures to us. The guy sitting on the ground with Tom is my uncle Kenny Smith from Omak. I asked him one time how many horses he had broke in his life and he said "I don't really know". I asked "Hundred?".. He said "No, not hundreds... Thousands!" Amazing old guy stories huh? We finally adopted out 7 by the end of the day. How do I send you a few more pictures? Thanks a million for coming all the way up here...Come again. Gerry Cox