The girls were eager today to try out their new currying brushes. Aisha woke up this morning and the first thing on her mind was visiting the horses.

Brushing the horses, July 2010
When David took them to the horses they discovered that the horses really like being brushed.

Girls examining stillborn foal, July 2010
The girls also saw a stillborn foal and its placenta today. The mare must have delivered it overnight.

(I’m glad I wasn’t there to see the little horse. I think the sight would have really distressed me.)

I find it uncanny that we have had some many close encounters with dead animals recently. First there was the bird, and next it was the mouse. Now it’s this little baby horse.

I wonder if it’s leading up to something bigger…