"i find my barefoot apaloosa is more tender during the dryest part of the summer. we don't trot on the trails then because there is no "give" to the ground. i can see how your horse would be uncomfortable on the dry spanish…"
"i never feel old when i am riding and i can beat elayne's 57 by four years (guess i should be in the over 60) - well i never feel old except when we cannot hear our instructor! "what did she say?" "did you hear what she…"
"i have always biked and hiked and done some sort of gym class but when i got back into riding six years ago after a 30 year hiatus, i am really surprised at how much better my body is. i have way more stamina, my core strength has…"
"nothing like trying to work out in the cold and wind to totally sap your energy - and then there is the dark. six horses sounds like an awful lot to be managing by yourself, particularly through the winter. i cannot imagine trying to keep 6 of them…"