It was a really fun short ride. I took him to the round pen for a few to lunge first, and used the fence to get on. He did pretty well at standing still after because I turned him into the fence. Then we headed out on the back trails to avoid going by his buddies in the barn. A few discussions in the beginning but then he settled in nicely...we walked, trotted, and cantered. All alone, even with his barn buddies calling to him, scary deer staring at us, and some weird looking logs/stumps and well pump heads to pass by.
We came up the hill to finish with the moon rising... although hard to see in this pic - it is to the right of the trees
Ears forward and go!
Done with our romp
The all important dinner
As the moon shines over the hills and his pasture
To top Monday off, in the mail was
The weekend did not really go as planned, as mine "started early" with working from home with a sick Skyler on Friday. We did manage to go see Santa but did not get a chance to ride as I had hoped between the cold snap and wind.
The trees behind his workshop
The boys were all too interested in the work being done to fix their waterer on Sunday when it randomly froze as the weather dipped below freezing late morning.