Friday, March 16, 2012

Alan, Lucy, and George share a bath

I will preface this post by reminding you that donkeys prefer to take their baths in dirt instead of water. 
I know, I know. To you and me, it seems ass-inine, but it's a donkey thing.

Dirt baths are a daily after-supper ritual at the 7MSN.
Last night, Alan jumped out of the tub as soon as Lucy jumped in.



Alan: This tub isn't big enough for all of us. I'm outta here.



George: Let me just soak here a minute.



George: Ahhh...nothing like warm dirt to soothe all that ails me.



George: Brrr...I hate getting out of the tub. Hand me my towel, please.



George: Blchh...I'm not going anywhere until I brush my teeth.




George: Alrighty then, I'm ready for the weekend. Where's the party?


13 comments:

  1. This post is just what I needed for a good laugh before my day begins!

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  2. They are all so adorable!

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  3. Oh they look so happy.

    I know from your posts they like finger scratches but do you ever groom them with brushes?

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  4. I hope you are able to get out and enjoy a ride this weekend. Your friends just took a bath for the occasion. Do you still have that donkey cart for the parade. I bet Lucy would love to partake this year. It might be fun.
    Best always, Sandra

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  5. I bet you end up with a huge "buffalo wallow" only made by donkeys. Thanks for great photos.

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  6. My favorite part of watching a horse dust bath was the full-body shakeoff at the end.

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  7. I love the expression on George's face in that fourth photo - it sure does fit the caption!

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  8. I love this little peek into their bath time. Looks a lot like their play time.

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  9. This was fun -- I love seeing the hooves flying in the air. Do they make sounds with the bath?

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  10. LOL my mares have a wallow spot in the field, when its dry, LOL Right now it is just mud, mud, mud!! (could add the bubbles LOL)

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  11. You guys done it again !! Made me smile...you can tell how much they love their "bath" :) thanks again Jeanne in SC

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  12. I love how weird these four-legged critters (donkeys & horses) look when they're tipped on their sides. Sort of pushes the whole abdomen up like a mountain and makes em look especially cute!

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