Thursday, 26 November 2009

Ever decreasing circles.........

Wait for it! You all think im going to moan and complain don’t you??? Hahahahah!
But nope! I am having a wonderful time at the moment – this year has focused my mind for the better so that’s something to be glad about J

I have been hopeless at blogging of late – the uncertainty makes it hard for me to get ‘lost’ in my riding as I was – it’s a protection thing I think. Just in case she has to go…………….

Anyway – getting back to the title! Its funny isn’t it (or not!) how we forget how far we have come and all the achievements we have made! Do you realize it is my 4th anniversary with Antsje!! And the other morning while schooling we were doing 10m trot circles a bit of shoulder in and back to 10m circles. She is working lovely at the moment and the inside rein was giving and she was off my inside leg J And it suddenly dawned on me! It wasn’t so very long ago that we couldn’t TROT a 10m circle! Not without it being really horrid and her hanging on the inside rein and rushing and bouncing me all over the place!!! Now I can SIT the trot! With giving hands! And influence her with my seat! MOST of the time lol!!

And I suddenly realized just how far BOTH of us had come and that we have improved. It might not have been the quickest transformation in the world hahaha! But! We are moving in the right direction and for once I am just loving the journey, even the bad days, funny what beautiful things can grow out of the shit of life!

6 comments:

Kate said...

Things have come a long way - congratulations on your progress together!

epona said...

thanks Kate :-D - much to do, but its great to look back sometimes and realise how far we have come too :-)

Claire said...

probably also that you've had other things to think about so aren't thinking your riding so much as feeling it, if you see what i mean?

and all this running must help!

Jane said...

So pleased you are still together and still enjoying the journey! And cool vids of Amy, brave girl to get up there and go jumpies having not ridden for months!

lol J.xx

epona said...

thanks guys! im glad ive still got her :-)

Danni said...

Happy Anniversary to you both :)