Cowboy has a small spread, few acres, fenced with a barn an’ a waterin’ hole.
Cowpoke and cowboy have three horse’s tha’ they tend, ‘cuss the stock needs feed, water an’ whate’er aid the cowboy can lend.
The fence, wire an’ posts have to be checked, case its’ broke and needs fixin’ or mendin’.
Hay bales to be brought an’ hauled, salt blocks, oats and molasses are readied ta be fed.
So in th’ spring their coats will shed, not lookin’ haggard but shiny instead.
Farrier comes in to trim the hooves an’ shoe when grim.
The teeth ta be filled, tha’ have the grooves or needs a little workin’.
Horses are dewormed both fall an’ spring, jus’ so’s they don’t catch a dadburn thing at all. ‘tis a workin’ pastime for them tha’ like it.
Don’t hurt gettin’ exercise playin’ in the dirt.
Cowpoke an’ cowboy havin’ horses most o’ their lives, couldn’t do without them, no matter how’s they tries.
Its’ all small pickin’s an’ don’t cost like the dickin’s. ‘Pared to other sports an’ fixin’s to keep your health an’ enjoy life’s wealth.
‘Tis really small pickin’s, what keeps ya happy an tickin’.Print This Post