Duffy and Me   1 comment

Friend and boarder Lori B. happened to be here when I went out to ride Duffy, so she got some pictures. Here are a few of the best.

Before I saddled up, Duffy had a resigned expression.  I’m sure he was thinking, “Oh no!  Not again!”


I wanted a picture of Duffy gaiting, and that’s not easy to catch.  Here he’s just doing a nice walk.


Even fifty pounds lighter than a couple of years ago, I still fill up that saddle pretty much . . . sigh.  At least I can ride it now, though it’s built for a slim person.

Here he is gaiting, but not a good clean foxtrot.  It’s a little pacey, but three feet are touching the ground, so it’s not a true pace.  It felt pretty good.


I’ve always thought of Duffy as a rather homely horse, but in summer coat and under saddle he looks pretty darned good.  And it was a beautiful day for a ride; just look at that blue sky.  The temperature was still in the seventies.

And I’m seventy years old, and still in the saddle.  Life is good.


Posted May 24, 2013 by stablewoman in Duffy, Horses, Riding

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  1. Very nice!!!

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