W is for Waiting for Wondrous Water

W is for Waiting for Wondrous Water.

Here’s a secret for drought-ridden regions: Wash your car or truck … and it will surely rain at the barn.

Last summer, much of the American Midwest suffered serious droughts. Many areas still face hay shortages. Bale prices are sky-high in some parts.

Horse keepers all over are praying for rain, as spring approaches, hoping this year’s hay crops will be abundant. 

How can we employ Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship? Keep washing those cars and trucks, and the rains will come.

Polish the chrome, wipe down the fenders, and pass the umbrellas and rain ponchos!

Whoopie! It’s raining. Despite the mud, which is sure to follow, we welcome the wet weather.

The Mane Point is participating again in the April A to Z blogging challenge, posting daily with alphabetical entries.

For this year's A-Z event, a month of posts will offer Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship, with all due apologies to the original Murphy of Murphy’s Law,  which basically said, "If anything can go wrong, it probably will."

Horse lovers may have heard some of these uncannily true, yet often ironic, statements in various forms in the past. Or not.

Washing the Car
by Frank Vincentz 

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Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship
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1 comment:

  1. My parents, ranchers in that region, complain about the drought a lot. We're hoping the 2 snow storms that just came through are just the beginning of Spring's moisture.



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