The Ride

MiKael's Mania - Arabian Horses Archive on November 5, 2010, 0:47

Part 1

When I took the Arabian horse up to my improvised mounting block that also doubles as a picnic table, Storm didn't want to go near the thing. Of course, at first it was because he hadn't been near it before but once we worked through that, the horse would still move the minute I stepped up and onto the bench.

Knowing that at this point the horse was trying to avoid me mounting so he didn't have to give up control, I thumped him firmly on the off side moving him back toward the table. Storm shook his head at me and went backwards. At least he didn't try