Unfortunately yesterday, which was cool, was not meant for pony-riding, as family friends came home to find the fire department on their lawn, after their hydro lines caused a grass fire. Thankfully it was extinguished and while close to the house, did not cause any serious damage. The BF and I however, spent last night lending them a hand in tracing the cause of the fire.
Tonight, we'll be out helping again, which means that I won't get in another ride. : (
What I will do, is since my new saddle is still moving on time across North Dakota, is head to Pembina to pick it up. I'm uber excited, since it is non-gussetted (thanks Kiirsten for explaining that to me), and may fit better then my current. I also get to ride it tomorrow (hopefully).
On a weird note, I came across an advertisement for a barn worker online the other day. They were on the way out to my barn and I was thinking "Hey, this would be a great way to cover some pony expenses AND make sure I'm headed out to the barn each day". So I shot the person an email and soon discovered that they knew some polo people in the area. They asked who I used to work for...
And shortly thereafter, I discovered it was the wife of the City officer who was driving the horse trailer up the driveway when my head was cracked open by the polo horse 6 years ago. Of course she still remembered me, and I still remembered them, but at the end of the day, it would take a bit to get me back in that place. Plus our schedules didn't align, so it looks like that won't be happening. Sucks too, as it would have been a sweet deal that included indoor winter board...sigh.
Now I just wait and hope for nice weather tomorrow for our trail ride. In the mean time, I'm trying to find 'something' for the BF to do while I ride horses all the time, as it's clear he gets tired of being alone in the house while I'm off gallivanting. Funny, as where I previously thought this was unique to our relationship, I've recently learned T has the same thing with her significant other. Anyone else suffer from 'boyfriend neglect' while pursuing their passion for horses?