Making Use of the Ponies

This week the ponies have actually been earning their keep.

Our lawn mower broke and the grass needed cutting.  There is a shortage of hay in the UK this year so we have been trying to make the best use of the grass we can.  Therefore, the ponies became living lawn mowers.

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Of course, I couldn’t just leave them to get on with it as there is a drop at the edge of the grass and I had to make sure they didn’t try to jump down.  Besides, I didn’t want them tearing up the lawn!

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I had a lovely time sat out with a book and enjoying the ponies’ company.  It is something I would thoroughly recommend, although I did get rather chilly!