I love to do an orderly, month-by-month year end wrap up post highlighting our big adventures for each year.
Buuuuuuut this is probably the least orderly year I've ever had.
We kinda did everything. But also nothing.
I didn't take a single lesson, haul off site once, go trail riding in a substantive way, or make it to a clinic of any kind.
We did, however, cross off a bucket list item for me:
|canter my horse bareback through a field|
We also did the didn't-know-it-was-a-bucketlist-item:
|jump bareback in a halter|
We ticked off 2021 goals:
|lope in snaffle|
|walk/job in curb|
You can always count on us for great hair:
And great photo ops:
|always be a unicorn|
|who is this fancy lady!|
We definitely plunked away at traditional training:
|peep new saddle pad|
|stay posted for more on this|
And sometimes we did it in non-traditional ways:
|remember when she thought halters were optional?|
Sometimes we just plain did non-traditional things:
|tiny dog was NOT THRILLED about this|
|queue 70 lbs puppy exiting stage left|
|Can your dressage horse do this?|
We trained a new barn dog:
|the darling of all the barn ladies|
And ZB continued to be the most stand up lady for any adventure:
The only time I made it to a horse show was when I accidentally ended up showing a mule at the state fair:
|NGL made me want ZB to have a mule baby|
But ZB looked fabulous no matter what we were doing:
|that shine <3|
Whether we played cowgirls:
Or dressage pony:
|you're welcome for the outfit|
Or late night bareback adventure:
|sometimes you don't knock the mud off|
I can always count on her to be my very best lady horse.
I had her in training for the greater part of the year and for the first time ever, canter is just effortless and if I got my shit together, I actually think we'd lay down a really nice 1st level test. I'm really missing jumping right now so we're messing around with poles and fitness and seeing where that takes us. I don't know what next year will bring (other than another list of fun goals!) but I'm looking forward to spending it with very-much-grown-up baby mare.
So great to hear you two are having a blast together! Keep up the snuggles & enjoy!ReplyDelete
That unicorn photo is just FIRE.ReplyDelete
I ♥️ this! ZB (and you!) look great and it is lovely to see how much fun you are having.ReplyDelete
So glad you're having so much fun together! And I love your giant puppy!ReplyDelete