[P] Why Couldn't You Be Wooly?
Tallulah!
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  • Caballista: Help care for some of the communal animals - feed birds or livestock, brush horses, or help someone to care for their own animal! (brush the hoss)

[406] OOC: Hello! Theo's going to be looking after a couple of the horses if you'd like to help!


"Seriously, why couldn't you have been wooly like a sheep?" the coyote grumbled to his tall friend, whose only response was to lip his shoulder as Theo draped his poncho over Jed's back.  The stallion had grown his winter coat already, but since they had traveled from the southwest up to these more frigid climates, Jed still hadn't gotten quite used to the particular cold of these parts.  Not wanting to let his horse catch cold, Theo adorned the black saddler with his poncho like he would often do if it got a little too chilly outside, fitting it so it wouldn't rub or chafe against his mount's hairs.  Of course, Jed himself was only being so overly nice because he wanted the impromptu blanket, grateful for the extra warmth that it provided across his back.  Jed had a small saddle blanket for riding, but that alone could be considered laughably bad neglect if Theo stuck his nose up and said "that's it."  And besides, Theo had buildings that he could just walk inside if things got too frigid, but Jed had to make do with either these stables, or outdoors, and as nice as these stables were, the big baby needed a little extra for the season at least.

Some of the other gang's horses were perfectly acclimated to the weather, the great beasts that they were, and were perfectly fine to roam with some light shelter to sleep under.  It mostly made Theo suspicious that Jed was just a huge softy that preferred to be cozy as he liked during winter, but he dared not deny the mount lest he call foul on the coyote.  Making sure the poncho was nice and secure on top of his withers, Theo picked up a stiff grooming brush sitting on a stool near the front of the stall, combing the hairs along the flank of his neck down towards Jed's shoulders, with brisk, practiced motions as he murmured softly to his companion.  Those horses that were still stabled he would try and give a good grooming, checking if they need any feed or warm water thanks to the climate, before turning in for the day if he felt like it by then.  In the moment however, he kept his mind on his work, patting Jed over his emergency blankie as he drifted into the steady pace of his task.


Messages In This Thread
Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Theodore Reeves - 11 January 2022, 10:22 PM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Tallulah Colt - 11 January 2022, 11:24 PM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Theodore Reeves - 12 January 2022, 11:19 PM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Tallulah Colt - 13 January 2022, 12:36 AM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Theodore Reeves - 22 January 2022, 02:06 PM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Tallulah Colt - 22 January 2022, 06:48 PM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Theodore Reeves - 4 February 2022, 11:31 PM
RE: Why Couldn't You Be Wooly? - by Tallulah Colt - 5 February 2022, 12:42 AM

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