Monday, January 7, 2013

Oh, January

It's January 7th.  I have ridden once in the new year.  My husband is now gone for three weeks to China and then he's gone on his annual guys ski trip.  So really, the month of January is pretty crazy.  Then this morning, I woke up with a scratchy throat and aching lungs.  Great.  So I'm doing the single mom thing for a month and I'm starting that off with the plague.  Don't worry, I'm downing vitamins like they're candy.  My immune system should be like an armory these days with all the vitamins I take.  So maybe, this is as bad as this will get and I'll be back in the saddle later this week.

If I do get sick, then I will try to use any extra time to recap 2012 and get those videos edited.  In the meantime, I leave you with these pictures that my husband took after the clinic.  I was going to ride outside and take some gorgeous shots with my pony.  She, however, lost her little Arab mind over something in the distance and spent most of the time whirling around in circles around me.

So pretty outside and we've just spent the hour jumping.  Let's go outside and take pictures since you're such a quiet good pony.

This was the moment my foot was going to go in the stirrup. She looks even tinier here as I try to keep her from running me over.

Okay, regrouping.  Let's try this again.

Whoa, crazy lady!!

Screw it.  You look at the scary thing over there and I'll pose and try to look like I'm happy about it. Also, doesn't it figure that when we finally stood still, my husband forgot the back end of the pony in the picture.  Ha!


  1. Hahaha, what a great sequence of photos! :D

  2. Ok, I've owned a grey mare...HOW DO YOU GET HER TAIL SO WHITE?!?! WOW! :) Even showing off her Arabian teleportation abilities, she sure is a pretty thing!

  3. Story- I have a freak of nature grey mare. She has not had a bath since last summer. I have washed her tail once or twice, but not with any regularity. I think she must have a 'bubble' around her. I have never in my life met such a clean horse, especially not a grey one.