Descriptive Essay

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English 102 An Afternoon with the Girls and the Horses One hot summer afternoon Alex, Abby and I decided we would groom our horses Lady and Buck. So we gathered our bucket with all the supplies we would need for grooming and a bucket of sweet feed to call them to the catch pen with and we were off for what would turn out to be not only grooming and feeding but an adventure for me. It was a hot summer afternoon, the sun was shining bright and not a cloud was in the perfectly blue sky. There was a light breeze rustling through the leaves of the huge Pecan Tree that stood just outside of the barn where we keep our supply bucket for grooming the horses. The supply bucket includes a bright pink halter with a blue and pink speckled lead rope, a turquoise halter with a purple and turquoise speckled lead rope, a curry comb, a regular flat comb, 3 long-bristled brushes and a pair of razor sharp scissors for trimming the course, thick hair of the mane and tail. Abby, who is 3 years old and as skinny as a spaghetti stick, ran ahead to get the grooming bucket. Alex, who is 12 years old and as pretty as a pearl, was right behind her heading toward the tall, shiny, silver metal can where we keep the horse food. With the grooming supplies and the sweet feed in hand we were on our way. Around the barn and across the perfectly manicured yard to the 4 foot high metal gate that leads into the catch pen. After we entered, I closed the gate with the chain that is secured to it and Alex began banging the bucket of sweet feed and giving a loud, sharp Wheee-Yawwww and Abby was clapping her hands together and hollering, “Lady….Buck”. When the horses heard the clapping and the bucket banging they came across the 12 acre field of beautiful pastor land, which they call home, in just a few seconds. Lady has a dark brown coat that covers her huge body, her mane and tail is lighter brown in

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