Friday, June 26, 2009

Hitting the Trail

The other day, Cowboy H and I finally got to take Hank out on the trail with us. Up until now, he would go to the ranch with us, catch horses with us, but would stay behind in the kennel when we went out. Since his leg is doing so well after his surgery, we decided he was finally ready for the real deal.

The ride went so well and we all had a great time. Here's a recap, in Hank's own words:

"Hurry up Mom. Let's go. We're all ready. Geez, we're ALWAYS waiting on you. You and that camera. Come on!"

"Seriously, guys? I'm waiting on you again? Hurry it up! I'm ready to go go go."

"Oh my gosh, this is the most fun I've ever had in my entire life! I can't stop running! This is so fun. I'm so excited, I can't stand it!"

"Ahh! Why didn't you tell me that was mud?! Seriously, you just let me go straight in! Now I have to go roll in the dirt to get this mud off me."

"Dad, this is the best day ever. I want to do this every day. Riding with you is my favorite thing to do now, except maybe torture the cats. That's pretty fun. But this riding thing is way awesome too."

"Oh man. I am loving this. If only that stupid horse hadn't stepped on me. But its okay, I'm tough. I'm just gonna take a little break over here off the trail. I'll be ready to go in a sec."

"Dad, will you take me with you every time? That was so great. I never want to leave your side. Please don't leave me behind again. I promise I'll always be good."


  1. Love that close up of Hank. His face is pure dee-lite! What an adorable Pup!

  2. So...who stepped on HANKS toes??? Bet ya that will be the last time he gets hinself in that position!!!

  3. Well, this is now the third (fourth?) time he's been stepped on. So, his learning curve needs to be adjusted I think. My Maria stepped on him, but because he decided directly under her belly would be a good resting place!

  4. That little Hanky Poo is the best, look at that little face :)
    <3 Cassie


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