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post #1 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 12:50 AM Thread Starter
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Fun With Holly

Just wanted to post some pictures of Holly and I today :) My friend was kind enough to take photo's during my lesson, so its a bit of a novelty to have photos of me riding! Holly is a 14hh QHxArab Mare who is green at the moment.. we are working on getting her into some sort of a frame (she's much better than she was, but still a bit all over the place!). She's a very funny mare too, so its hard to keep a straight face ;)

Please do not critic, my instructor and I both know my faults and what I need to work on, and Holly does not belong to me. I just wanted to brag about our progress today and show you all some pictures We did a super nice 10m circle at the walk and a canter half 20m circle, which is alot to ask for Miss Holly :) I have big dreams for Holly but for now its baby steps. She also has an attention span of a 2yr old baby, so keeping her focused is a challenge in itself! Lol.

Ok, here she is! All fury and grubby!




My face is horrible in this one, and my jacket makes me look like I have a santa claus tummy! Haha


This is a bit blurry, but she was going well at that point. Don't mind my heel.. bad Becky!


And our canter.. nose in the air and me looking completely and utterly terrible BUT its a huge effort for Holly to canter any type of circle, so I was over the moon It appears I'm leaning forward, but I am actually mid way doing a massively over exaggerated rocking motion to get her through it :)



So thanks for reading :) This post doesnt really have a point.. just wanted to share.
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post #2 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 10:09 AM
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She is lovely!
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 01:54 PM
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She is very pretty!

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post #4 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 02:57 PM
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She's very lovely! Keep up the good work!
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post #5 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 04:31 PM
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You both look great!!
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post #6 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 04:42 PM
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You guy's look great together.

I looked at the first picture and saw the furry coat, had to scroll up to see where your located......LOL
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post #7 of 7 Old 08-06-2009, 05:58 PM
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aww they turned out nicely! I'm glad I got some good ones of you two. She really is such a sweet mare.

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