Friday, August 29, 2008

Starting over with Joe....again

'Well it's been 11 days since my fall off Joe, I'm still a little sore but nothing I can't work through. This week hasn't been that great, lots of stress and worry and yesterday I hadn't stopped all day and was tired, I think my state of mind had alot to do with the lousy ride. yesterday was the first time up on Joey since my fall and it didn't go so well. I walked him out of the barn and almost had a panic attack and I wasn't even on him yet. Kelly rode him around for awhile and he was fine but by the time I was ready to get on him the mosquito's where out in full force. I got up first try, he stood nice for me. I sat on him for a while trying to breath, then I noticed the hook on my boot was stuck on the stirrup and I paniced ($100.00 boots are going in the garbage). Any way we got through that and the trainer walked me around a bit, and I was done. He was doing alot of fussing because of the mosquito's and it made me more nervous. I'm not sure I'll ever be able to ride him again. We are going to start all over again and I'll keep trying.

4 comments:

Jenny said...

Just wanted to stop by and say congratulations on the great blog!

I found it through Lynda Polks' Hoofbeats blog. Keep up the good work!

I've been reading blogs because I'm trying to learn more about the horses nominated for USEF's "Horse of the Year" award. I love horse and I'm a huge Arabian horse fan, I had to go with Adams Fire. What a beautiful animal! He is half Arabian, half DHH and there are four continents in his first generation. He is smart and responsive - very Arabian - but he is ALL American in his "melting pot" background.

You should vote! You'll love him and the awards event! http://www.usef.org/contentPage2.aspx?id=hotyaward

Jenny said...

Oh my gosh! And I forgot to mention... I hope all is better with Joe and you!! Smooth riding!

Jessica said...

Wow:)
I know its hard to get back on. You seem to flipp out over littlest things. ITs ok i have been there to:)

very proud
It sounds like Joes the type of horses that will stick with you. dont lose him
And im sure you'll get use to riding again

Andi Narvaez said...

I just saw his mention here so I thought I would share.

I was just on Facebook and discovered Adams Fire's fan page. You should join. I wonder if other horses have one of these. It's pretty neat.

Check it out here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Adams-Fire/41300508269?ref=s