Here is an excerpt from this month's Blog!
Made to Order: My Horse of a Lifetime
How would you describe a Horse of a Lifetime?
Is a Horse of a Lifetime a big, beautiful Hunter with lots of chrome, a powerful show jumper, or a graceful dressage horse? Is it the horse who won blue ribbon after blue ribbon for you? Or, is it a more humble mount – the honest horse who gave you your confidence back after a bad fall? Perhaps it is the kind horse whose gentle spirit got you though a tough time in your life? Could a Horse of a Lifetime be a difficult pony who dumped you every ride, frustrating you and pushing you till you nearly quit? Could it be that same problematic pony whose challenging antics were actually teaching you more about correct riding, horsemanship, hard work, and patience than any trainer ever could?
If you spend enough time around horses you may be blessed with knowing a Horse of a Lifetime. You might not recognize him or her at first, because they come in all shapes, sizes, ages, disciplines, and temperaments, but if you are lucky enough to know one, you will never, ever be the same...