14 June 2012

"my" horses

I've decided to introduce you all to the retired horses I help out with. Aren't you lucky? It's only been a short time, but these two are already claiming residence in my heart.



This is Sally. She's a quarter horse in her 20's. (I want to say 24, but don't quote me on that.) Before she retired, she was a reining horse. Her eyes are mismatched and I think that makes her even more beautiful to me.

She is extremely friendly. I think she likes to be on good terms with everyone, since you never know who might bring food by.



This is Irish. He's a thoroughbred who used to be a jumper. He's also in his 20's - older than Sally by a couple years, if I remember correctly.

Fun fact: He and I are the exact same height in hands. Which doesn't sound like much until you're standing right next to him. Stepping into his stall that first time was quite intimidating. But he's such a gentle sweetheart that my nervous feelings immediately vanished.


4 comments:

  1. Awwww. Irish wants to drop some water on you. <3

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    1. I think he was just showing how he felt about getting his picture taken. Any time he sees my camera or phone in hand, he turns his back on me. haha

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  2. how cute & how fun!! i bet they are so good for your heart and sould

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    1. That they are! They're just precious. :-)

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