Thursday, June 17, 2010

I wouldn't be honest if during hayin' I did not show some of this...

team work!
and more team work! breakdowns happen on 60+ year old equipment!
we usually can fix the baler and Wisconsin engine and have been blessed with some helpful friends many times too!

this mission could NEVER be completed without some of the safest horses! These horses must be able to stand by themselves with a very loud engine blaring, spuing and spitting right behind them... and be left "alone" while the Gentle Giant must leave to adjust things etc... see for yourselves below!

in the words of the Gentle Giant, "The best and safest and ONLY horses to ever purchase are the horses that are not for sale..."


Ryan said...

I found the same holds true of dogs at an animal shelter. Only one in 1000 are top caliber.

Jenna said...

Ohhhhhh! Haying season! Ya'll are SO blessed to have that land that you can hay one:) At this point, we have just 3 1/2 acres and have to purchase all of our's expensive!

May the Lord give everyone of you strength because I know that it's really hard work:)

From another farmgirl,

Treasures Evermore said...

Loved all the photos...especially the one with two sets of bodies lying underneath:-). Reminds me of when my dd would have hubby with the car.


Anonymous said...

Sorry your having trouble with the hay equipment. I would say your horses are worth their weight in gold!! ...debbie

Nancy said...

Great horses! Looks like a normal haying! In our experience it doesn't matter what age the equipment, there are always breakdowns.

Beautifully Veiled said...

Oh, I didn't post THOSE pictures!!! Yep, it looks like haying around here as well! If it isn't equipment, then it is RAIN!!! Those are most definitely wonderful horses.

Cricket said...

What an amazing place you have there and nothing beats a good team of horses!

Renata said...

Oh I love haying time - the smell is just wonderful - for us it's in October!
Your land is just beautiful - a true blessing.
I enjoyed all your video & pictures
Have a lovely week

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