Some of the flubber has fallen off.
There’s more pep to the step. In Cooper, not me, it’s all plump here as usual.
Here is a shot from last week of August, after the first few weeks of easy work and mostly lunging. This was his maximum reach.
After another 4 weeks of work. (Not a fair comparison since he’s standing, – all I can do out there on my own sometimes.)
Let’s just agree that it’s improving. Although perhaps I’m the only one who can see it?
Another shot from that 2nd lesson again – trying to push the hiney to move, without restricting him in front at all. He prefers tight-curled-up-jogging. Here, he’s really giving his best, such a work happy horse.
Isn’t the light just eerie from those photos? The giant King Fire at Pollock Pines still ravaging – miles and miles away in Penryn we were cloaked in smoke… Hard to breathe…
Tell you about the trip up the hill to Newcastle, the other direction, tomorrow. At least Cooper kept his shoes on. Emergency visit from our awesome farrier last Thursday to reset a lost one, or we wouldn’t have been able to go out and play at all… Not that I think my farrier reads this little blog, but if he does – Jesse, you’re awesome, Thank You!