We brought the cows home last weekend. We had warm weather and everything went good.
Now that Ghost is home where I can get to her and we have a fence I can bring her through so we can work ALONE. I am making the best of it and trying to get to her every day.
We are going back over the things she learned before we quit being able to work because of too much help. We are reinforcing treat manners, greatly strained by all the extra help. We are learning how to do new things like work on a lead rope and give to pressure.
She is exuberant in her responses and perhaps a bit over eager to work. I’m hoping that settle down as she gets used to working together again.
I’m learning a lot too. Like that cows are more sensitive to a curry comb than I would have guessed. Or maybe it’s nerves because she isn’t used to being brushed.
Cattle are different than horses. Together hopefully we can learn to navigate the learning in a way that works for both of us.