Everything sublime is as difficult as it is rare. Baruch Spinoza

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Schooling Show

We are taking Zing to a benefit schooling show on Sunday. Other than going to Brandywine on Monday, Zing hasn't left home for three years. So, I feel a little apprehension. It will be a long day and I am reminded why I grew tired of showing. Kristina's first ride is 8:15 and the place is 1 1/2 hours away and we have a difficult horse to load. If it hadn't seemed like a good idea because it is a benefit show for a sick trainer, I wouldn't have considered it, but now I'm tired already! Maybe I'll substitute Ari for Zing. Ari doesn't like to load either, but we wouldn't have to handle the hormones. : ) 

I think I don't want to be Wonder Woman again for a little while!

4 comments:

  1. Just getting caught up on your blog. Was camping since Friday down in Waseca.
    How did it go?

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  2. We didn't go. I'll blog about it so everyone will know why. I read about your weekend. Congratulations on your successful wagon train. I'm so happy for you and your adventuring out. I wish I were so brave!

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  3. I only had one moment of terror, when the train trotted out of the fairgrounds at onset of the first day. After that, he was easily controllable but not quite relaxed.

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  4. But, you are doing it! And he will do what you ask of him, he's a great horse and you are coming together as a team. I have the memory of you picking up a canter and going over JUMPS. As I know that was a big leap for you I felt joy watching you and Sinclair.

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I really appreciate the concept and sentiment behind awards, but I cannot participate in them anymore. I have too may and I have not got the time to devote to participating properly. To all who have honored me, I am grateful but I don't have seven more things to tell anyone about myself! And I'm a terrible passer-oner.