Update part 1: ML
|March 19, 2015||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
Me and Farley will be coming shortly! (yes, we have updates to show off as well!)
But really, isn’t ML the most exciting right now? (Farley says yes, she is. And I should at no point feel the need to make Farley’s life more exciting by doing a 50 anytime soon. Because how nice is it just to run around the arena and get mashes? ).
Doesn’t she look *terrified*?
Let me tell you how very very very grateful I am that someone else is entertaining this pony for 60 days. She’s so smart, and so fast that to keep her occupied is quite the exercise in imagination. Things are going to get so much easier when I can just hop on her and ride for a couple of hours. (although that time will be here faster than I think).
First renegades on her little feet…..ML says “I don’t think black is quite my color?”
Amber says she was completely unfazed.
Amber has started putting her in her updates, in all caps, “I LOVE THIS HORSE!!!”.
Still sorta waiting for the other shoe to drop on this horse. What is the giant-black-Melinda-eating-hole that is certainly lurking just around the next corner?
Because doesn’t every horse have one?
Or is that because I’ve mainly ridden horses in rescues and programs that survived on donated horses?
What issue does ML have that is going to take all my time and energy to unravel over the next year?
Maybe this is why people like (and pay good money for) young stock that has a background being consistently handled by pros.
Maybe….just maybe….I’ll end up with a green, not-yet-trustworthy horse that doesn’t have some sort of vice that turns into a lovely 100 mile horse without too much drama over the next couple of years.
I’m not totally convinced. But it’s starting to sink in that perhaps….just perhaps….I have an uncomplicated horse that will be just as fun as Farley in the years to come.
Amber reports that ML is maintaining her work well on her hay only diet and I’m excited to go out and see her tomorrow afternoon for the first time since this all started.