To ride dressage is to dance with your horse, equal partners in the delicate and sometimes difficult work of creating harmony and beauty.

Monday, May 16, 2016

A perfect "storm"

Don't worry – it's a good thing!

We have out-of-town company AND it's been raining (yay!), so Lance and I hadn't gotten together in a few days. Yesterday evening after I'd fed the humans, I excused myself and slipped to the barn for a ride. Because of the rain, the footing was safely watered, so we schooled in the ballroom arena. What a lovely dance we enjoyed! Lance knew all the moves AND had biddable energy (thanks to not getting out on pasture for a couple days and much cooler weather); it felt like we could have entered at A and scored in the 70s!

These are the moments that keep drawing us back, the connection we strive for because we've experienced that it's possible. This is the dance that feeds our soul and our relationship with our partner.