The Benefits of Hard Work Blog Archive on November 25, 2009, 9:00

by Raven, age 13

To lease Mickey, I work for his owner fifteen hours a month. That means going to the ranch every Wednesday, working four hours doing stuff like feeding horses, grooming horses, scrubbing out feed buckets, fixing fences, etc. And I’m going to start working two and a half hours more every week to earn lessons. That’s six and a half hours a week. Sounds hard? It is. There isn’t anything easy about making 45 buckets of grain and beet pulp, going around and feeding all of them, scrubbing out the 45 buckets, and then preparing 45 more buckets for the next feeding. Grooming

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