Early Days

Over Fences!

On Saturday I got to ride Justin again, and jumped for the first time since the fall.

I was a nervous starting off, but Justin took care of me and we did several jumps at my normal height (2’3″ – 2’6″). To be honest, I was less of a rider and more of a passenger, but it was fun and safe and next time I’m sure I’ll be a more proactive rider.

Speaking of jumps, here are the photos from the clinic in January.  It’s taken me a long time to post because I’m still pretty emotional about everything. But this blog is an honest account of my journey. And even though the clinic didn’t go well (and ended horribly), there were some good moments. In fact most of the pictures are surprisingly nice.

Day 1

Deb Rosen and her famous smile!

Note loopy reins

Day 2

11 comments on “Over Fences!

  1. You're right, these pictures are GREAT! Thanks for posting them :)

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  2. lovely pictures – and it's great that you were able to get on and jump around happily with Justin.

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  3. Hey! So it's come to my attention that Blogger isn't updating/redirecting my old blog to my new one. I'm going around commenting on all the blogs I follow because I don't know how to contact everyone otherwise. My old blog Horses: The Process of Learning is back in action at http://www.mrsashleyandolivia.com. This is some kind of blogger error. But I would love for you to come follow me over there! Thanks girl!!

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  4. Hugs for facing your fears so early on! You are a badass!! :)

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  5. I'm so happy that you had a nice jump lesson. Even if you needed to be a passenger this ride, it's a step that you have to take. Go you!

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  6. Love these photos!

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  7. Great photos! And good for you for jumping around! I'm just now getting comfortable jumping again after my concussion.

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  8. I love the photos! You are really brave jumping so soon! Good job!

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  9. Nice pics! I want to live there!

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  10. Fab pictures for sure!! Glad you shared them :)

    Happy to hear you have a fun/safe horse to ride and keep jumping!

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  11. Those pictures are great! I'm glad you got to jump again and that things are progressing well. :)

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