mayfeild- i aware that, there a many people worse off than me, and feel there always will be
equiniphile-thankyou,at one riding school the first time you see a horse is when your mounting so no kind of bond is really formed, although at the other we do tack up if s/he wasn't ridden the lesson before. one of the main parts of owning a horse is being able to groom, get to know, and bond with a horse.
flyingchanges- i do realise how lucky i am to ride at my age, i've been riding for about three years and am now jumping 2 foot , where as my friend who has been riding for 6 isn't jumping yet, i guess i've had good instructors to help excelerate the learning process. thank you.
theboypuck- im sure i will appreaccate this in ten years time, but that feels an awful long wayaway. i dunno bout a future in writing though i always get D's in english, in all aspects, when some of my freinds get A*'s.
themacpack- i know that both schools have very long waiting listsand can affoard to be pickey