I was able to go back to Virginia again earlier this month. Sadly, I had to miss when Sam left for the year, but I did end up having fun.
While I was away, I was able to take quite a few photos.
One place we went to was called Stable Craft Brewery. They have the best food, so if you’re going to Virginia, go check it out! One of the best parts about this place is that they have horses EVERYWHERE!!! You’re allowed to wander the property looking for them, too. All the decor inside was horse-y as well and the bathroom stalls looked like real stalls! They also had a race track for pony racing, and I was able to take a few pictures on it with Gracie and Rose Briar.
I think that the mares throughly enjoyed themselves while they were exploring the place.
Sorry about the bad lighting on Rose Briar’s photos. I had left her in the car not thinking I’d have time to take pictures of them, and I didn’t realize I wanted pictures with her until it was some what dark, so her pictures didn’t turn out as well as the others.
Another thing we did was go on a hike down to President Herbert Hoover’s personal retreat: Rapidan Camp. Jen and Erika decided to take Rose Briar and Dakota for a trail ride instead of walking to the camp.
We had a bit of a dilemma on the way down…
The girls switched horses for the ride home. There was a bridge close to the camp and Jen thought it would be a good exercise for Dakota and Rose Briar to be less spooky when crossing bridges. All went well except the fact that Erika had to reach over and help pull Dakota onto the bridge.
On their way back, the girls reached the river and decided to let the horses play a bit.
I was also able to take some pictures of the mares without tack.