There is a right of way (chemin rural) through the middle of our property. Monsieur Escalier used to drive his tractor through very occasionally before he retired but nowadays it is just the random horse or hiker ambling through.
This weekend is the annual two day equestrian event when dozens of horses will gallop across the various tracks meandering through the chestnut forests and along the chemin rural through our garden. On previous occasions the weather has always been dry and there has been hardly a hoof print marking the grass but with the amount of rain that has come down this week we know the ground is going to be churned up considerably. For once I am not looking forward to the spectacle. I think our new gates will get very muddy.
|last year's equestrian event|
I have just been grooming Rick. He seems to enjoy this ritual and is particularly partial to a bit of Vivaldi playing in the background. We are just chilling out.
|listening to the Four Seasons|