My boyfriend has never been around horses, and I was finally able to get him up on my mare for about 15 minutes before she decided to start eating and not listen to him. LOL. He hopped off and said he would never ride again. But we were watching the movie BraveHeart, and there is a scene where the guy and girl are riding off into the green pasture and he's like, "you wanna do that some time?" And I said "So... you wanna learn how to ride?" He said, "Sure, why not."
I haven't stopped planning for his first lesson, and I can't stop talking about teaching him, and how fun it will be to ride on the trails this summer together.
You know you're a horse person when you would rather have a date be going out for a 4 hour trail ride then a diner at a nice, fancy restaurant. :)