Monday, May 9, 2011

A New Neighbor

Monday May 9 2011

'Twas a dark and stormy night - and come early morning, this little Fluffy popped up in the neighbor's foaling pen. He is LJ Owyhee Tourmaline, a smokey black colt - mother is a bay, father is Lost Juniper Ranch's LJ Owyhee Moonstone, a cremello Quarab.

Little 'Tourbo' was possibly re-thinking his timing, as the cold wind blustered and howled, and he shrunk up and shivered, neck scrunched down like a turtle and short curly tail tucked between his legs, huddling near mama as she rested from her adventure.

After a while, he was wanting to lay down, and studied his long legs, but couldn't quite figure out how to make them fold.

Instead he took a short little gambol, then came back to mama, clearly poking around looking for breakfast.

Finally mom got up, Tourbo zoomed right on in and had a nurse (isn't it amazing how they know just where to find the milk?), and all was right with the world.

Welcome to the crick, Tourbo!

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  1. He's just too adorable. Looks like he's got some long legs too.

  2. A-w-w-w-w. come on, how cute is that??? He is precious.

  3. Such a cute little guy. I love the photo of him looking down at his long legs and trying to figure out what to do with them.

  4. Oh my! He is adorable! Now I can't wait for our new foal to show up next month! :)

  5. Definitely a smoky black with those grey eyes. He's a cute li'l rascal.

  6. How cute. I love that you captured so many great shots and narrated them!