The wonderful thing is that with him doing beginners lessons he won't be too taxed, so it will be a nice gradual building. But he looks like he could handle a bit more, and that's where a little advanced work comes in. I love working with these older horses, they as a rule, have a good see it done it out look.
T rarely gets her bloomers in a twist, though she is never a dull ride. It saddens me to see her losing some of her condition, as I'm just not able to ride as I normally would be right now. But she is very happy roaming her pastures and being in her mind "retired"! Poor dear, wait till she finds out that she isn't! That will make for an interesting "discussion" when the time comes! LOL!
Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, "Oh crap, she's up!".