I was laughing as Juan mounted up. Fred's fitted out like he's going on a 50 mile mountain ride.
Obviously, Fred did NOT stand for mounting. We'll have to work on that.
He looks a little pissed off here, but I think he was thinking about the crupper.
That's a Fox. I promise it is.
Right after we saw the fox, I decided to try and work on a little bit of leg yielding. Not the best angle for the video, but I think we're getting it. Also a very short canter. I'm trying to keep it to mostly walk and trot.
Steve hauling the citrus loader into place for morning loading.
The ear shot. :)
Fred looks about ready to fall over here but I promise he's not. :)
He's a real pain sometimes but most of the time he's a real good boy.
I keep waiting to find her faults but every ride I just love her a little more.
Noooooo don't make me...
I know! I'll just go around it!
*sigh* Ok, through it.
She takes good care of me.
Lookit that! Right through the puddle.
(it'll be new all over again next ride I bet)
We worked on walking home like this.
Sometimes it looked like this.
or like this
but we tried to ride a loose rein as much as possible.
I almost forgot. We heard Howler Monkeys fighting and got the sound on vid.
Bonus: You get to hear me and Mandy discussing the meaning of STAND