So, as some of you may know, Sam is away for the winter. I have been riding at another barn since then, but I haven’t been super happy with the lessons. So I was shopping around for another barn to ride at the other day. A lot of them are SUPER expensive, so they were out of the question. But I remembered a boarding stable up the road from my house. I had looked on their website before and I knew they didn’t do lessons, but I thought “I wonder if they would like any help taking care of their horses…” So I called the number on the website. Turns out it was the owners cell phone and she was in Florida. I talked with her awhile about working there and she said it would probably work out. I would just call her around the time she got back and talk to her again then. So she said I would probably be doing stalls, tacking up, maybe some lunging and jumping, whatever I was comfortable with. I was like, “If there’s a horse, I’m good!” So we were talking, and proceeds to say, “So would you want a paycheck or would you like to work for lessons?” I was ASTOUNDED!!! I said lessons since I would hopefully be riding there when the YMCA horses are away for the winter. Nothing in final yet, but she said we could go over and check it out when ever to see if I liked the place. It’s so nice and big! I really hope it works out. We talked with the guy who’s currently in charge and he was really nice to. So I will probably still volunteer at the YMCA like I was planning to, but not as much since I may be working some where else.
I will probably finish out the school year riding at the other barn, but other than that I will probably not ride there again.
ALSO, I am hoping to “renovate” The Herd page soon so that there will be one picture of each horse and a link to their Into the Spotlight… post.