I’ve been a horse enthusiast since I can remember. Growing up I begged my parents to let me have one of my very own. We had more than enough yard space to keep one and I even volunteered to put up the fence myself- quite an unreasonable feat for a young’un, but my desire and determination lit quite the fire within me.
I’ve never been the type of person to surround myself with a large group of friends. I have one or two friends and consider the rest acquaintances (some closer than others, but acquaintances nonetheless). Back in first grade, my friend was a horse enthusiast like myself, but the difference between her and me was that she had horses. Our play dates and sleepovers consisted of running out to the paddock, finding an unassuming horse, tie a lead to it’s halter and jump on. Continue reading