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22 Jun

So since I last left you we only had two foals on the ground since then six more made their appearance and we are happy to report that all are healthy and doing great.

Here they are and respected birthday.

Numbers 3 & 4 decided to share a birthday and it was an EASTER Surprise (April 20) to us to see them both this morning….

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Yeller had this cute buckskin filly…

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And Dancer our niece’s paint had this cutie

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And no white other than socks…hmmm her mama is a paint yet no marking on this little filly.

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She has a nice head and is very alert!

So lets just have another foal the next day – ask and you shall receive

April 21, 2014

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Lucy had this little colt and his is very easy going like his mama!!!

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So as of now we have 5 on the ground 4 fillies and 1 colt.

But

THERE

ARE

MORE

TO

COME!!!

And they did just that

Foal number 6 came on May 3rd

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Candy is a fantastic mama!!

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There is always one foal I catch sticking their tongue out at me…

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Mark loves to make sure that they get some human attention right away,

He says it makes it easier to train, I think he just

really likes playing with the little ones because they are so soft…LOL

Foals 7 and 8 made their appearance back to back May 5th and 6th

Filly from Babe was May 5th

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after walking about for a bit on unsteady legs they lay down for a nap

being born is hard work !!!

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And this first power nap is really lights out

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Mark messed with her legs and she didn’t move her head or open her eyes for 20 minutes

Number 8 May 6,2014

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Yep I am a STUD !!!

So that is what we have been busy with…

Oh yes and we did this too…

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Flowers for Mother’s Day

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Walked the foals

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Hung out with my mom and my auntie

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walked the foals again

IMG_3768sometimes they don’t want to go

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IMG_3778Then we went to a band concert

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And special people came by for the concert too!!!

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mowed lawn

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Watched the birth of kittens

Both of our mama cats had kittens on the same day at the same time!!!

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Camo is getting bigger and loves dirt…

He is helping dig a trench so we could fix power line to barn

MOWED AGAIN

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We had to replace our frost free hydrant in the barn

Mowed again

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more rain

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FIX FENCE

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more rain

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polka dotted my car for cancer

Put up a new pasture for Abu

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Really MORE rain,

as of Memorial weekend we have recorded 30+ inches

so guess what we did

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Cole had friends over

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yep more rain

this is camo’s ball in the middle of our driveway next to the mini river

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pansies like to be a little on the wet side but this is getting to be too much

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Cole spoke at our local relay

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Celebrated Father’s day with our kids and Mark got this new tool belt

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took a photography class at Itasca State Park

taught by Steve Maanum

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While the boys were getting the tractors ready for our first cutting of hay

oh and we played with the kittens

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That pretty much is how our lives have gone since we last wrote. Hope you all had a busy, happy Spring as well!

WE ARE READY FOR SUMMER!!!

Here is our foal line up for 2014

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