Hi. My name is Jennifer....recently signed up for the site.
I've wanted a horse ever since I was a little girl....I always spent my allowance on Horse Illustrated magazines and Breyer models (probably like every other horse crazy girl did). Other than the very occasional ride while I was growing up, I was never able to be around horses.
My daughter appears to have inherited that from me. She's been taking riding lessons for over 4 years....I wanted to be able to do something for her that I never had. In March of 2016 we purchased her first horse (but he feels like my first horse too). Pasha is a 19 year old Arabian gelding, and an absolute sweetheart. He's currently boarded at a local Arabian facility, but we just made the decision to move him to our property. We have about 1.25 acres of pasture, and no barn. This feels like an enormous undertaking, trying to figure out the correct fencing and how to build a small barn that'll be safe for him, but I really hope that having him at home will be great. I'm looking forward to being out with him every day, doing barn chores and just hanging out.
I know we still have a LOT to learn about horses, but I'm hopeful that we will learn as we go. My daughter definitely knows more about horses now than I do, which makes me proud AND sad at the same time. This feels like my dream of almost 40 years is finally being realized, and I'm super excited.
Here is a pic of Pasha....this was taken just last week after we braided his mane. He's such a good boy.
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk