Under the Wire
A sinking feeling
July 6, 2022
Anyone who has ever hauled a horse to a rodeo, team penning, barrel race, cutting or horse show, has had this happen. You’ve been tuning and grooming on old Bay for days, maybe weeks, even months. Today is the day it all comes together. Bay looks good and you feel great. The hours on the road fly by because today is your day. You have plans to take names and kick ... well, you get the idea.
About five miles from the fairgrounds you begin to notice them. One over there in a field, two along-side the road. Water puddles. Innocent enough, you hardly notice. In another mile, puddles...