So.. Living away from home is wonderfully terrible.. Or terribly wonderful.. It’s going to take some getting used to. But I’ve only had 2 lessons and I already feel like I’ve made so much improvement. The horses are all so cool.. I got to jump one of the new imports today and he was so fun! Flatting a few tomorrow and show starts next week ( in 90* heat so that’ll be joyous)
I really haven’t done much with it because I didn’t get to show as much as I thought this year :( basically I emailed barns asking if they were looking for working students, then if they said yes I’d send a resume and letters of recommendation. Then I went for a trial week to see how I liked it and we all thought it was a good fit and that was it!
Haha no it’s okay! I just need ANYTHING to do. I get to ride, lesson, and go to shows and I get housing. In return I help around the barn with things like running errands, helping the vet/farrier and moving jumps around. So far I really like it and I know I’m going to learn a lot but I’m 17 and this is my first time living away from home and my friends and family so it’s a huge adjustment!
In the winter I wear a pair of mudruckers with fuzzy inserts, I think the inserts are from horseware Ireland. They are sooo warm and really comfy! You can’t ride in them though unfortunately