Such Is Your Life Blog Archive on March 6, 2011, 12:30

by Julie, age 17

You will pick up the reins, your heart fluttering with excitement.
When you use your hands, you will jerk the reins too hard.
Your horse, irritated with you, will swish his tail and toss his head.
You will apologize by letting go, by releasing, and your horse will thank you.
He will trot forward.
You will be expected to stand up in “two-point” position,
But your body will protest this ungodly physical effort,
And your legs will shake,
And the first few times you will only be able to last a few seconds.

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