Thursday, May 10, 2012

Safety First.....

We have hit a few bumps in the road this week... but that's ok. I'm back on the road and about a mile outside of Roy, Washington. This morning when I woke up, I packed LeeRoy in the car and was driven back to Spanaway Lake. I had received my new goat pack and was eager to try it on him minus the pack weight (so just the saddle and empty bags). We headed down the road slowly, paying close attention to LeeRoy and his stride... making sure he wasn't limping at all. Later that afternoon I noticed that he started walking uncomfortably and decided it was best for him to get more rest so I had him driven back to the barn while I walked on. I called the vet and arranged for him to be examined/ an all around check up and am waiting on the results. Meanwhile, Louie (Plan A) is keeping me company on the road. No packs, just walking along side. He'll be with me till Thursday of next week then he'll head back to the barn. As long as LeeRoy is ready for the road, he will join me once again on Sunday the 20th. That will give him 10 days to rest and receive more training. I want to say thank you to all who have expressed concern for LeeRoy and want to reemphasize that he is being well taken care of and his health closely monitored. I am currently taking a short break and cooking up some maple/brown sugar oatmeal for dinner.. yum! It looks about ready so I better get going! -Later.


  1. What? No Pasta Primavera? :)
    Glad to hear you are all doing well. We will be praying for your journey to be safe and that everyone will have healthy feet/hooves/paws. Best wishes & God bless.

  2. Just keep on keeping on! Good work.