Fortune Favors the Bold

This weekend, specifically Sunday, was just a really really really good time. Saturday wasn’t super exciting because I worked all day, but I did get to go play with my favorite fat hunter at the barn while his mommy was out of town. I wasn’t planning to go to the barn originally, so Val got Continue reading

Photography Friday: Bluebonnets

Every spring in Texas, Bluebonnets pop up in fields and medians across the state, and it seems as if everyone takes cute photos of their families and children in the bright blue flowers. If you’re lucky, there are even some Indian Paintbrushes mixed in. Most of the time, these are hastily snapped photos on the side of a highway with a cell phone, but the new field our trainer bought last fall has patches all over it right now. With no actual children to take photos Continue reading

Happy Val-entine’s Day!

One year ago today, I made the crazy decision to buy Val. It wasn’t a new partnership by any means, but things definitely changed a lot for us, and they were absolutely for the better, as long as you don’t check my bank statement. We’ve had a lot of adventures and excitement in the last year, and there have been a lot of learning experiences as well. Continue reading

Weekend Recap: Unicorn Status Unlocked

Wow. I’m going to let you guys know now, this post will be a little picture heavy because they pretty much tell the whole story. In short, Val may not be the horse I’d have picked for myself back when he fell into my life, but he is absolutely, 100%, my unicorn, and I’m pretty sure I’ll never have another horse quite like him. Continue reading

Say I’m a Bird

After a week of rain, the barn was finally a little drier on Saturday, and I dragged J with me to soak up some sun and take pictures out in the field. I figured after a week of not getting out, the best thing I could do for Val was just let him work off some steam out in the field with minimal fussing.  Continue reading