The wranglers arrived at 3 Heathens Ranch for Wrangler Boot Camp. Ten women, mostly young girls, arrived bright eyed and bushy-tailed to compete for four full-time positions at the ranch. After a couple of years doing hiring the tradional way, Shelby came up with the idea of Wrangler Boot Camp. The applicants arrive to do what the restaurant industry calls a stage, a working interview, for a week. And then at the end of the week, the four top applicants are offered the job. Some of the things the applicants will be required to do:Surprisingly, at one point while I was writing Shelby's past, I made myself freaking cry. WTH? But I wiped my tears and got over it. Hmmm. Damn RCC putting me in touch with the softer side of GunDiva.
Also, we got a glimpse into Shelby's past and find out how Allie, her best friend, came to live with her and her three heathens at the ranch.
- unload and stack three hundred fifty eighty pound bales of hay,
- clean and oil tack for twenty two horses,
- de-worm and vaccinate twenty two horses,
- spend some serious saddle time learning the trails and the horses
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Busy Day And A Big Goal Met
Whew! The day's winding down and I'm happy to say that I not only met my goal of 5,000 words, but I obliterated it and I'm more than halfway (well, barely more) to my second 5,000 today. I was thinking that 10,000 words would be a lot to post here, so I'm just going to give you an overview of today's work.