2/21/2009

Raspberries for the DOR


The DOR came out yesterday evening. She was out a bit early, but it was Friday and she tries to squeeze in some extra time with us.
We were all happy to see her because we were going to get evening treat tub. No such luck, tonight we were being given a "break" from our treats. Why the heck do we need a break? In order to try and help convince the DOR to give us treats we gave her rasberries. No not the delicious fruit kind that she would love...we gave her what she deserved!
Harley gave her the first raspberry. I must say it was a very nice one.


I was up next. I gave her several raspberries. I had to make up for the fact that Salty was not going to give her any raspberries. Salty said we were being rude, that the DOR knows what she is doing, and a break from treats would help us appreciate them more. To heck with what Salty says, he is just a big suck-up! Besides that I don't think he knows how to give a raspberry, that is why he is hiding behind polite manners. I appreciate my treats just fine thank you, that is why I should get some every evening.
The DOR did give us extra scritches...like that makes up for no treats. She also said she was going to ride on Saturday, we need to get ready for the trails. I think I might plan a "very special" treat for her while we are riding...yep that is a good idea.
I do think she took pity on us not getting our treat tubs on the way out of the gate she stopped and gave us all one small Berry Good treat. I guess it is better than nothing. I will return the favor when she asks for my nice slow jog, I will just not do my big extended trot...that will teach her. There is a reason that my trainer nick named me "Jack Hammer"-this is going to be fun.
Enjoy your day and don't forget to hug your DOR

7 comments:

Leah Fry said...

Ooh, good ones, Jack & Harley. I know that if you asked either of my horses, they'd wail that they are sorely neglected and starving to death. Both of them are, however, too pudgy to be pathetic or believable. Sorry, but you guys are too.

Sharkbytes (TM) said...

It's been years since I've ridden a horse, but you make me want to come with you, just for the conversation!

Janie at Sounding Forth said...

Oh, no. I sense a call to the spcCJ society.

Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Captain Jack.

You've got an awesome DOR...you'd better lay off, dude! ;)

The W.O.W. factor said...

Oh...you even teased me! When I saw the pix of REAL raspberries, I was drooling!! Shame on you Cactus Jack!

Mountain Woman said...

That was not very nice giving your wonderful DOR raspberries but the photos were cute. I don't give treats all the time either. Tried it once and I created monsters. All things in moderation.

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Mmmm! Those fruity raspberries are making me hungry!
I must be nuts, but I wish my mare would stick her tongue out for me sometime. She's never done it. Maybe she thinks it's rude? hehe

My mare is pretty good at the jackhammer trot, though. gah!

~Lisa

Cat said...

Mmm, those raspberries look delicious! Very cute photos there :)

~Cat
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