Head ‘Em Up

The last week in MT, PW and I snuck out for some horseback riding. It’s always been my favorite thing to do and I just can’t wait until B is ready to hit the open fields with us.

My step brother, Mike, was planning to take us on a gorgeous trail ride up to an old saw mill. I’ve been there once before and it’s really gorgeous riding up and there’s a Sound of Music moment at the top of the mountain that would make anyone sing about the hills being alive.

As we headed out, we noticed four cows across the road headed away from the ranch. So our plans changed to go round up some cattle and get them back to the right pasture. Which is a bonus for me because there’s a lot more action moving cows.

The blue blue sky with the yellow grass is gorgeous!

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Finally some pictures of me on a horse where I don’t look like a man

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A few hours, 5ish miles and 13 pairs of cows later – everyone was back where they were supposed to be!

Cowgirl Up

Ms. B has been dying to ride horse since taking the Mini Horse Hands class last summer at the zoo. When we went down to feed the horses some carrots, she began begging us to let her ride. Thankfully, Uncle Mike agreed to take both B and cousin Zoe for a spin around the corral.

The Barn Bar

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Big man trying out a saddle

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Star, Cahl and Seabass (my favorite)

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Auggie was unexpectedly not a fan of the horses. He literally shuddered when he pet them. Hopefully it’s only a temporary reaction.

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Ready to ride!

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Can’t stand the cuteness

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This picture summarizes the whole trip for Baylor. She was loving her independence and cousins to pal around with!

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