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Sunday, October 21, 2012

FINALLY, I GOT ON MY HORSE....

 A nice bright morning, but no dramatic sunrise.


After chores I took a quick shower and met Sally and Judy at Java.


The dogs from A Different Path Gallery were out for a walk at the market.
 A week from today, their season ends.  What a loss it will be.


 Gary was over at Jen's watching the boys and raking leaves.

 Got home after 11....Seymour was sunning himself on the back porch.
 I did make that apple pie I was talking about yesterday.
 Jen, Finn and Coop came up to the farm around 4.  A little football with Grampa...

 and a little supervision to make sure my horse was cooperative for my first ride in 6 months.


 Both girls got a good grooming.  Abbe was free to join us in the arena, but she chose to eat grass outside the open door.
 I can't tell you how great it was to be back in the saddle.  Berlin was a little bucky at the beginning but settled down quickly.  Rode her in an English hackamore and she was good to me.  Even tho her
l  o  n  g  back is dippy, she sure seemed fine and did not act 27 years old.  My knee did not bother me at all.  ( I only walked today).
 Then, this boy wanted to get on!





 He was very relaxed and did a great job.  I must say, Berlin and Abbe were very cooperative.

Decided to have dinner before doing chores.
Meatball subs, corn and a salad.
 Tucked the girls in at 6:30.
Night all.
Let's see if I can stay awake to see the end of "The Good Wife."

15 comments:

  1. Congratulations on getting back into the saddle, that must have felt so good. Take it nice and easy.

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  2. Glad to hear you are back on the horse!!!

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  3. Well done you! So happy to hear you were back in the saddle again and the knee felt good. How could it not - everything feels fine on a horse!

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  4. how wonderful!


    Warm Aloha from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral

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  5. Great that you managed a ride - that must have felt great!

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  6. So glad to see you riding! Your horses look great. I enjoyed the video - very relaxed.

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  7. LOVE the bear peeking out of his jacket!

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  8. Beautiful autumn-life images..
    Ronelle

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  9. Great that you're back in the saddle, Lori and no pain. I, too, love the bear peeping out of your grandson's jacket. Have a great day. Jo

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  10. What a great way to spend a fall day. How can you resist those eyes on that boy when he asks to ride! Glad you were able to get on and ride a bit and it sounds like all involved enjoyed it!

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  11. whoo Hooo great day indeed!!!

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  12. Yay!! You rode Berlin! The picture when you were getting ready to bridle her is a photo of a mighty happy and relaxed horse.

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  13. Back in the saddle again Yeah. B

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  14. Yay you! Yay Berlin! Yay Coop!
    So glad you are riding, and your knee did fine. The photos of Coop are adorable!

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