When new people at the barn meet Zoebird, they tend to ask the same question:
What does she do?
Really not sure why "wear cute outfits and have lots of fun" isn't considered a polite answer.
We have this stupidly cute pink outfit for dressage that we put together. LACE ACCENTS. Yes. I need a shirt to match I think.
|it's ok i'd be jealous of me too|
Then we took another ride on the western train and are building this awesome teal outfit.
|I KNOW SHE NEEDS BOOTS|
Plus there's this I-need-to-decide-if-i'm-going-purple-or-teal bareback outfit
|can you even with her cute level? |
|today we're jumpers because it's a figure 8!|
|today we're dressage because sparkle browband!|
|now ruggedly western ranch horse maybe even wearing a saddle!|
|dramatic sunset pictures are always in style|
|wow let's take another moment with this great outfit|
ZB is such a smart lady. She doesn't need endless repetition. She needs fitness appropriate to the job I am asking her to do. She needs clarity and direction on what her job is. No matter what tack she's sporting or what we're "doing", I expect her to be calm, soft, and willing to move her balance forward and back when I request it.
I would love to get some lessons in this year. I really want to go on some field trips with ZB. We'll see if I make it happen (cross your fingers for SB gets to live in town for the first summer in a couple years).
|yup loving this color on her|
With where we're at right now, I'm working on keeping a slightly open throatlatch with her nose poked out while moving forward in a level balance. I'm really enjoying using my pivo to keep me accountable here--she can't learn to go forward in a balance on a loose rein if I'm hanging on her face.
|is my horse|
I find small things we can be successful at. Like. Eventually, I'd like to have a walk/lope transition on a loose rein in a level balance maintaining a steady rhythm. I don't have that today, so I focus on the balance and rhythm I want doing transitions from walk to trot (/jog, calm down).
So what does she do?
IDK wear cute outfits and have fun, I guess.
Zoebird is Olive's role model.ReplyDelete
Literally couldn't pick a better one. <3Delete
What does she do? Just LIVES HER BEST LIFE!ReplyDelete
And shows the rest of us how.Delete
♥️ this SO much!ReplyDelete
I love that you have so much fun with your girl. This is my current goal as well. Enjoying the ride. Literally.ReplyDelete
What does she do? She makes me happy 😊! Is there any other answer needed?ReplyDelete