Back in the Saddle

This has been one of the worst summers I can remember for riding. It’s been hot, buggy, and oh so rainy. Did I mention that both horses has gnat allergies? That complicates thing to a level I never imagined.

But yesterday morning, I’d had enough. I hadn’t ridden in over a month and I felt it was taking its toll on my physically, emotionally, and creatively. The horses were great. Kobi went forward beautifully (which I couldn’t get him to do without a fight since May) and Midnight is just calm, level-headed Midnight (he pulls a bit, but once he sees he’s not getting his way, he’s fine)

Hand’s down – that was the high point of my weekend…but we also have two new members of our herd: Flag and Bambi. We can’t tell them apart yet…but aren’t they adorable?


About Heather Hamel

Growing up with horses is a little girls dream come true. Heather’s dream in life was to be a horse trainer - how dreams change - sort of! She moved to the wonderfully historic town of St. Augustine, Florida and was a historic tour guide and a ghost story teller while putting herself through college to become a special education teacher. After graduating, she felt the pull of horses in her life again. That's when she met Kobi! She learned quickly that when you own horses you become a part time vet, part time nutritionist, and full time equestrian. She wouldn't change a thing! In addition to being completely obsessed with her herd, she still teaches and tutors students with learning disabilities, and more specifically, dyslexia.
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