Stealing days and post titles from All horse stuff.
When the weather is nice enough in any given day -right now- "We steal it back from winter" to go riding!
It was such a beautiful day today. I didn't think I was going to be able to ride because I had an extra barn to stop at but that fell through so I came back, saddled up and went for a ride, my compact camera in tow.
Come along for the ride! (Make sure to pause my playlist first and hear one of my favorite songs in the video)
I almost ate dirt in the making of this video.
Shortly after the gallop in the video we were going through the tall grasses on the field to the right. I was looking down at the camera when Indigo had a "get the hell out of dodge" moment. I sure didn't even have a second to know what the heck Indigo was galloping sideways about let alone see the deer as we were basically going in the other direction. When I stopped her 30 or so feet later, clinging onto her barrel sideways I planted my feet on the ground and looked to see three white tails bouncing off. The reason Indigo spooked so hard was normally deer run away from you. These deer ran sideways, pretty much in our direction. Soon she realized they were indeed not killer deer and snorted a few times before I got back on and we resumed our ride.
To think I was thinking as I haltered her in the barnyard "I haven't seen any deer in a couple days" Boy was I wrong.
Deer just might be the death of me.