Tag: Overcoming Loss
When I was introduced to Spring Ducatti - aka Duckie - he was for sale because he was a bit too much horse for the adult amateur that currently owned him, and he was very athletic and powerful. I was searching for my next horse, and I was told I should go out to try him. I was blown away by his beauty and his movement - and a bit intimidated by his strength and athleticism.
I bought an American Saddlebred for dressage. More specifically, I bought a newly started, roughly 16 hand, 3-year-old palomino colt to gently get back into dressage… as an adult amatuer rider, who never really had much experience working with “baby” horses. However, before I get into how that’s going, I need to back up a bit and ex