Leasing a horse versus owning

Seeing as how it is Thursday and I do not have any new pictures (it was like really cold today and I couldn’t drag my butt to the barn after a long work day) I decided to do a little #TBT and share some details and pics about the arrival of Rio in my life.

Lesson ponies are the best

Post college Kelly (that’s me) taught beginner h/j lessons at a barn in town. I was quite lucky to not only make money while finishing school, but also get lots of free saddle time on the school horses. Although I enjoy riding all types of horses, the nagging desire to have something I could progress with was ever-present. I had an undeniable desire to develop a partnership with one horse, and continue my own riding education by taking lessons again, something I hadn’t done on a regular basis since high school.

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