Smile Worthy – Finding your Lost Glove

I lost a glove on the way to the mounting block tonight. Every time in my life, this has meant buying a new pair of gloves, because lord know where these gloves go. They sneak somewhere in the Ether next to socks escaped from the dryer, all never to be seen again.

Except once. One time, I found the missing glove, tucked in a horse’s blanket on a stall ten down from my horse’s.

It totally made my week. But I had also already bought the replacement pair. Sigh, both those pairs are long gone as well, I should say. At what point do you throw in the towel on riding with gloves? (The answer is never).

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The moose… or is it reindeer? Is it Christmas yet?

Smile Worthy – Fall Weather

Something I’ve admittedly missed is getting to ride in fall weather! I dislike winter (I like the feeling of my fingers, thank you very much) but fall offers literally the perfect riding weather.

AND the leaves look a brilliant fiery explosion. It’s like nature is celebrating as well. Horses are less sweaty, people are less sweaty, you can still kind of ride outside.

I’m waiting for any negatives here.

Since being in California, I miss out a bit on the magic colors and this awesome season. However, I do get to ride outside year round… So I am sort of torn on that one.

What is your favorite riding season?

Old fall riding shots ruined by the uninvited guest: overactive shoulders. Shoulders need to CTFO, man. 😛

Smile Worthy – Seeing your Horse Braided for the First Time

One thing I missed when I switched to jumperland is getting my horse braided. No, not the cost (because lord knows I cannot actually do a good braiding job myself).

But getting to see your horse fancied up is pretty giddy-inducing. Especially if it’s a new horse/lease combination.

(Also, I forgot smile-worthy last week, and for that I detract 100 points).

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It’s been so long since I had a horse braided, I have no media on my computer. SO here is the opposite of a braided horse, but still super cute.