Even though I don't usually post much on the forum, I am on here almost every day reading what everyone else has to share and comment.
I was just wondering what everyone does to keep themselves motivated and not crumble with stress and disappointment on some days? My young saddlebred cross gelding is the most persistent horse I know. He is so incredibly smart, talented, stubborn and persistent.
I have been doing so much work with him (and I mean HOURS every day since they live on my own farm) and I know he is improving, but I feel like it's not enough (does that make sense?)! Everyone that sees him from time to time is amazed on how much better he is getting, but in my moments of frustration, I just don't see it.
He is so dominant and the most bully youngster you will see out on pasture, but he has a good heart. However, sometimes (actually quite often), I feel like I am failing, even though my objective mind is telling me I am not. I suppose at times I am just too emotionally vested - but honestly, I have worked with so many different types of horses over the years, but he is something special.
Anyway :) Sorry that I vented, but my husband is tired of hearing all of it