As testament to his recent training and the gentle fashion in which he was loaded when we brought him to Fritham, Bear's loading session today couldn't be better. He loaded very quietly and very easily and ate his feed on board.
During the hail storm I thought he should have the benefit of a coat.
Henrietta also worked well despite David hammering in posts outside. She accepted the head collar laid over her back and neck, let me pick up her left hind leg and waggle it about a bit, and let me touch her right hind too (I got all the way down to her fetlock).
Out on the Forest the ponies were getting down low to avoid the relentless wind...
...this gelding looked particularly well rinsed and was very friendly.