As you may have picked up on by now, Courage is not a horse who keeps his feelings to himself.
He got some down time after the show, because I knew he had to be at least as stiff and sore I was. Then I went out to play at the barn, and saw this:
yes the whites of his eyes
Because I am not a complete lunatic, I decided we would skip the whole "relaxing stretchy ride" thing and go straight to just letting him run in the arena (on a cold, windy morning after a 20 degree temp drop overnight).
i swear this isn't just bad photoshop
And an attempt at being majestic:
And the one that is possibly my new all-time-favorite Courage picture:
this will be a meme
And then after he got that out of his system, he trotted around like this:
hind end much?
I think we are getting all the parts figured out. We're just doing it at Courage-speed.