007.

One of the (many) faces of Nakai. He is pretty low in the herd hierarchy but once in a while breaks out the stinky face. He and his buddy Beamer boarded together at our previous barn. They spend their days bickering at each other like the children they are.

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After two weeks off after Foxcatcher, Nakai went back to work yesterday. We warmed up in the ring and hit the trails for a quick loop. We had a brief discussion about softening his face and moving his hips. Nakai’s right side is his stiffer side, although I wouldn’t necessarily call it stiffness. His right eye is blind, and he’s a little more reluctant to give and bend right away. He can bend all the way around to his hip, so I don’t buy the “Oh I caaaaan’t do this! It’s hard!” routine he occasionally tries.

The farmer was out tilling, so our loop was kept to the two immediate fields and scooting our way through the woods. I absolutely love how different the trails look with the changing seasons. They feel different, too.

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