There hasn't been alot of these about in a while have there?
Rode her for the first time in 3 weeks today.
What a star she was.
She waited patiently whilst i tacked her up, fiddled with her girth and when i went to get my golves (Gosh its cold!).
She has lost weight, have had to put girth up 2 holes!! And shes been having alot of hard feed recently, has also been put in the winter field (it comes up to her knees LOL).
I thought she was going to be a complete moo because she hasnt been ridden in 3 weeks and i haven't seen her in a whole week, nope, not even a glance.
How evil am i?
I walked her around in her tack for 5-10 minutes, she was one her toes, prancing around, and for Dylan to be Dylan, galloped up and down the fencing in the next field.. "greatt!" i thought.
Then mum came and gave me a leggy, she was okay, walked her around the field about 5 times on each rein (Honeys impression of walking, is jogging on the spot and pulling on the reins to go nowadays).
So then i thought 'Why don't we try a trot.. a SLOW trot nothing more, nothing less'. Yep. She was sooo good, trotted her around in large circles, half circles, and then done some small circles in the corners.
I was so pleased with the way she went. She wasn't stiff, stubborn, naughty or anything that i thought she would have been! Im chuffed with her.
Everything is starting to go back into place again.
Farrier is coming on monday to take her back shoes off for the winter.
'Mmm. Do you have fooood for mee?'
How'd you think shes looking?
And a well deserved tea me thinks!
Im now a very very happy owner!!