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What a difference a day makes

April 25, 2013

Yesterday I did not have anyone to record Chloe being the biggest drama llama ever. She ran herself around on the lunge line for close to an hour, screaming her head off. We did end lovely and relaxed but drenched with sweat.

I hoped today she’d come around to her senses a little quicker – and she sure did!

It's hard not to be a drama llama! Someone has to be on guard!

It’s hard not to be a drama llama! Someone has to be on alert! (I am the one on alert, Chloe – you just chill!)

Snuggles make everything better

Snuggles make everything better. Perhaps it’s ok to not be zombie patrolling all the time.

Relaxed and straight - SUCCESS!

Relaxed and straight – SUCCESS!

Chloe learned right away that it’s much nicer to just relax and stretch and get lots of “Good Girl!!” I have no worries about this one… in a few more rides we can actually work on real dressage work. Once we have this chillaxing thing down-pat 😀

And then FINALLY I got my Magic out – and of course he was lovely and sensible and just the coolest horse EVER.

Forward and into the contact - can ask for much more from a baby!

Forward and into the contact – can’t ask for much more from a baby!

And, more importantly, Magic is officially a family horse. He did not disappoint!

The 6'2" Husband looks right at home on the 15.2hh Dark Horse... :D

The 6’2″ Husband looks right at home on the 15.2h horse.

Clearly, Magic was not too concerned about The Husband’s less than centered seat 😉 We’ll work on that another day.

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5 comments

  1. I really enjoy your pictures! Chloe is identical to a Chloe I rode as a little girl. Unfortunately I don’t have any pics. Thanks foe sharing yours 🙂


    • Awww how sweet! Well this Chloe is for sale should you want to revisit your childhood 😉


      • I have 15 horses already, I better take care of them. If I didn’t I would be very tempted 🙂


  2. Ha! Funny that you mentioned it. First thing I noticed about the pic with your husband was that it was a tad off-balance. 🙂 I LOVE that first picture!!! ❤


    • It’s kind of hard to miss with legs that long 😛 It works out well when neither the horse or the rider know what they’re doing! LOL (well, when the horse is as laid back and un-fussy as Magic is!)



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