"Riders develop balance and rhythm as they feel the movement of the horse and embrace the ageless goal of lightness and harmony with one's equine partner."I don't think that that lofty goal was quite achieved tonight, but it's only day one. Audrey was actually a little more scaredy cat than she was a year ago. Which sort of annoyed me at first, until I remembered that in the meantime she'd broken her arm falling off of monkey bars and smashed her face in falling off a swing.
But she got on her horse, Lizzie, just fine and was perfectly calm after a few minutes. They don't do much the first day...they just walked her around and asked her to say "whoa" and "walk on". Even with all of these beautiful half-ton animals galloping around, Audrey was mainly concerned with the stable cats and if they were watching her.
Sadly, they were not...
|Totally uninterested in |
The stables also have a small petting zoo area with ducks, chickens, and goats.
|This encounter with this|
chicken resulted in...
|Lawsuit! I'm chokin' that|
chicken for all it's worth!