You have entered a small park just east of a narrow trail. The grass
beneath your feet seems to be unnaturally short and well kept. Flowers
and ferns are in abundance in this tranquil place, sprouting everywhere.
A small footpath can be seen to the north where it disappears behind a
stand of trees and bushes.
[ obvious exits: N W ]
Tiny yellow flowers are growing upon stalks here.
A short plant with fuzzy green leaves grows here.
A playful colt has arrived from the west.
A grassy paddock stretches out nearby.
Alvana grabs a rope with both hands.
You loop a rope into a small circle and tie a knot.
Alvana pulls the end of the rope through the loop.
You can now lure the colt with a carrot.
lure colt carrot
Alvana holds a carrot in front of her.
A colt perks his ears and sticks his nose forward, nostrils quivering.
You hold the carrot still.
A colt steps forward hesitantly.
A colt starts nibbling on a carrot held by Alvana.
You drop a brightly colored carrot.
You slowly loop the headstall around the colt's head adjusting the rope so it fits snugly.
A colt tosses its head and steps back, pulling the rope taut.
You slack the rope a little.
A colt snorts loudly and stands still.
You can now make the colt walk around in circles.
make colt walk in circles
Alvana clicks with her tongue.
A colt flickers his ears and starts to walk.
You turn on your heels as a colt is forced to circle around you.
A colt plods along, tossing his head.
A colt plods along.
You click your tongue, urging a colt on.
A colt snorts loudly and breaks into a trot.
You slack the rope slightly, giving the colt more space.
A colt trots around in wider circles.
You click your tongue.
A colt breaks into a gallop.
As a colt runs, its mane and tail fly out behind it.
A colt circles around Alvana.
You pull at the rope, slowing the colt down.
A colt slows down to a halt and stops before Alvana.
You can now put the blanket on the colt.
put blanket colt
You hold a blanket before a colt's nose.
A colt sniffs the blanket.
Alvana puts a blanket on the colt's back.
Alvana swings herself on the colt's back.
A colt freezes.
A colt runs away at full speed then digs his feet into the ground.
Alvana makes an unelegant landing on the ground.
Ouch! (NOTE: This deals 10-20 damage)
You glare icily at him.
Alvana climbs on a colt and spurs it into motion.
A colt trots around pulling at the reins.
Alvana forces a colt to circle around in smaller and smaller circles.
Alvana lets a colt run in wider circles.
You force a colt into a gallop.
A colt leaps into a gallop.
The coat of a colt starts shimmering with sweat.
Froth forms around a colt's mouth.
You pull at the reins, slowing a colt down.
A colt slows down, snorting loudly.
You have now trained a colt.
A playful colt stops following you.
A lord has arrived from the north.
A lord says 'A bloodstock! Excellent!'
A lord tries to give you a ticket, but you are holding a rope.
A lord leaves north.
You get a black stable ticket bearing the seal of a lord of tear.