Today is Chance’s birthday—he turns 4, which makes him an official adult horse now. I have been getting a lot of comments lately on how much he’s grown up and filled out. Which he absolutely has! But he’s still a baby to me. After years of owning, riding and appreciating some fantastic veteran mounts, I am adjusting to having a youngster. It’s a totally different mindset.
We’ll be celebrating today with plenty of carrots and apples. If the weather holds, we might even get in a somewhat chilly ride.
It’s exciting to be starting out together. With a young, sound equine partner, there are so many possibilities. This is the first of what I hope will be many birthday celebrations with Chance, and plenty more exciting “firsts” ahead of us.
Happy birthday Chance!
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