Here Comes Trouble!

 

Big Trouble and Little Trouble

Big Trouble and Little Trouble

They look so sweet and innocent, but these two are devils in disguise. The big one jumps over the fence like a deer and the little one digs under it. They are worth all the trouble they cause, just by being cute!

Macaroni Visits The Ranch

Already a Princess, this Basset Houndress had a great time with her big Lab brothers Bear and Lil Yellow. She had a hayride and had a visit with Miss Piggy who  was insulted to be called “livestock” but I guess that’s better than bacon! We had fajitas for dinner and then everybody had a nap.

Miss Mac meets Miss Piggy

Miss Mac meets Miss Piggy

 

The Princess goes for a hayride

The Princess goes for a hayride

 

This is FUN!!!!

This is FUN!!!!

Chillin' With Sky

Chillin' With Sky

 

We Are Tired!!!

We Are Tired!!!

 

Pretty girl

Pretty girl

I'm glad I didn't wear my party dress!

I'm glad I didn't wear my party dress!

Piggy, Piggy, Piggy!

 

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but cuteness is everywhere, whether it’s “She’s so ugly that she is cute or “Cute as a bug” I know that Miss Piggy needs a pedicure and maybe some braces, but she is the sweetest, daintiest eater that we have. The goats and sheep butt each other at feeding time. The horses and ponies kick and bite each other, but Miss Piggy just waits in line and never complains.She is looking forward to spending Spring break at her Grandmother’s house while we are away. The other animals will have to fend for themselves all day long, but I am already shopping and packing her bags. Look at that smile!!!!

Herding Dog Competition

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These dogs were great fun to watch. It was amazing how they led these sheep through the difficult patterns and into the pen. Mostly Border Collies and Australian Kelpies were competing while we were there. We couldn’t wait to come home to watch our own Australian Shepherd Princess play with her new babies! Priceless…..

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face to face with trouble

face to face with trouble

 

three's a crowd

three's a crowd

 

Horses approve .... good job, Sky baby

Horses approve .... good job, Sky baby

What Ya Been Doin?

Our dogs four little faces greeted Tom, Peyton and I when we got back  from the Stock Show on Sunday. “Why were you gone soooo long, where were you and what did you do?” They all started sniffing my pants and didn’t hear me say  oh, nothing……Smells don’t lie and these nosey guys figured out that unbelievably  we had left them to see other dogs, horses,and the least forgivable was a quick visit to the petting zoo. “What could you possibly have seen in there that you don’t already have here at home?” They wondered. True, we saw sheep and goats,chickens and ducks,pigs and ponies. The only animal that we saw there that I doubt we will ever have here at the ranch was a kangaroo. Sky being an Australian Shepherd picked up on that scent right away. “You should have brought that one home, Mom, then I could really learn to jump!”  I don’t think so.  We have just enough crazy here to keep us happy.

Ranch Gelding Sale

We saw one horse put through his paces at the San Antonio Stock Show last Sunday. he was amazing. He was beautiful and calm even when he got slammed into the wall by a cow! Lucky person who ended up with horse #350!!!! img_9813

South Texas Longhorn Association Show-February 7, 2009

I read about the Kimble Cattle Company in an article on the internet and when I talked to Dr. Joyce and Dr. Janice on the phone…..I was hooked by the horns! I knew that Tom and I would own Longhorns from this beautiful, loving family. We were able to see McKenna Kimble at the show on Saturday and she is a poised and very professional young woman. In one of her classes McKenna showed a young heifer that  had just been weaned from her mother and had never left the ranch, but McKenna handles them all and makes it look easy…..mckenna

Under the Judge's eye

Under the Judge's eye

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