Monday, December 21, 2009

Riding Yesterday


Well - because of the holidays and the horrid weather we have been having, I have not been able to take a lesson in 2 weeks! Well - the sun finally came out (THANK YOU GOD!!!) and dried up some of the mud..so yesterday I was able to ride. I chose to ride astride though. I wanted my boy to know that it was okay for him to trot for long distances and that I would not ALWAYS pull him down as I tend to do when I ride aside. What a good boy Oliver is! We trotted up and down the fence line of our property...going away from and back towards the barn (and all of his friends!) He worked as hard for me going as he did returning. He rated his speed according to what I asked of him and he did NOT try to go faster just because we were headed back to the barn!

Have I told you that I LOVE THIS HORSE!!!

7 comments:

Sydney said...

aww hes such a super cute good boy!

Michelle said...

What a treat to have a horse like that! (p.s. Where are the pics?? I want to see lots and lots of pics of you riding, even if it's just practicing!)

Michelle said...

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phaedra96 said...

Yes, Ma'am! You have a good one! He seems to want to do just as you ask. Wonderful ride!

Julie said...

ha ha - I can do many things...but ride and take a picture of myself riding..well that one I have not figured out yet!

Michelle said...

True enough! lol You'll have to convince somebody to come take some pictures of you riding one of these days.

dressapp said...

I'm envious. I haven't got to ride because of the 20" of snow and been busy with Christmas stuff. Hopefully after Xmas, things will settle down and our arena is a little better.