NaBloPoMo: Days 12 & 13

Your fav horse color and a video of you and your horse riding.

So in a previous post I had talked about plain versus flashy horses, and while I’m currently in love with sorrels due to Amber, my all-time favorite horse color is buckskin. Sooty, dappled buckskin to be exact. Like this horse here.

Just….wow. I really love the contrast of color. I’m pretty artistic and arts and crafts creative, and I love how the black and gold and sooty brown all play together. For me, color is huge. It’s not too important to many people, I know, but I just love richness of color. Plus, buckskins can pretty much wear every single color on the rainbow so….free rein to be uber matchy matchy lol.

As for a video of me and my horse riding, I’ll stick with one I’ve shared before but still love because it’s one of my favorite things to do on her – riding bareback. Such a fun mare.

And, for you guys wondering about the show, shenanigans abounded (serious shenanigans; Amber had many opposing opinions to mine on English day), but in the end….

So purty….

We pulled it off!

I also did a thing. Or really bought a thing. It’s coming to me soon. I have wanted one desperately for a while now and the new eventer series snaffle bridle and reins was on a slight sale since it was used in photos….so IT’S MINE. I didn’t really want the laced reins it came with (I’d prefer to try the Kris grip), but I don’t care. I now have an official jump bridle! (Though did I really need one? Not really. Not really)

Photo courtesy Lund Saddlery

6 Comments on “NaBloPoMo: Days 12 & 13

  1. Sooo jealous you get to ride her bareback. I tried with P and…never again. Holy withers, horse! Congrats on the blue! And the new bridle, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the eventer line!

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    • Amber is actually hard to ride bareback because she’s so bloody wide lol you have nothing to anchor you so you just sliiiiide off 😂 and yes I can’t WAIT until that bridle gets here. SO EXCITED!! Lol

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  2. congrats! and the bridle will look amazing on Amber. AND OF COURSE YOU LOVE BUCKSKINS (tho Remus is not as regal or flashy as that one you posted) HA Congrats again! 🙂

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