My adventures in and near Deep Canyon, located near Palm Desert, CA and the pinyon mountains near it.
A view from Deep Canyon
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Cali having some fun!
Folks keep asking for me to post photos of my horses here. I actually have another blog dedicated to them over at: http://deserthorses.blogspot.com, but yesterday I took Cali down to the arena for some R&R. She is in a large corral with her herd mate, Scout. But, occasionally she needs some time ALONE (away from her half sister) (They are from the same wild herd up in Wyoming, the Salt Creek mustang herd). I forgot that it was windy yesterday when I took Cali out for a walk. She spooked at the flapping bags on the old trailer, she spooked at the flapping tarp over the hay stack, and she spooked at blowing leaves, but we made it down to the arena in one piece. I'm actually glad that things WERE moving yesterday because it gives her experience with "strange" and "spooky" things! She didn't bolt, she only flinched and froze a couple of times. Geez...I mean, she's a MUSTANG! I wonder how Scout would have done...hmmm.... Anyway, after munching on dry leaves, Cali finally took off running in the arena and letting off some steam. She walked back to the corral quietly and without any drama! Third photo down shows my two geldings, Sunni and Quad, looking at Cali's antics in the arena. Cali has always enjoyed her "free time"!