We drove to the Bay Ocean house in Tillamook, unloaded the horses for a time of rest and refreshment. After we all rested up, we then left for the spit and the first ride. It was later in the day and the weather held nicely for us- perfectly calm and dry.
We were happy to see a large group of Pack llama's loaded and ready to leave. They had two groups and 5 animals.
Amongst all the strange things the horses have seen there...this was one I am glad we missed while aboard them!
Romeo looking on~
Our short "sunset ride" was a beauty, in fall's crisp air. My mare kept wanting to go toward the ocean and away from the dunes. She knew it was easier walking + the dunes represent moving- scary- grasses and other unknowns.
Riding South for a change, we went towards the cliffs and End of the Bay. Romeo loved the new views...he always looks and looks.
Wa mare watched them go up with interest~
We had such a blast discovering new sights and the horses loved the times we allowed to race along side each other. This was a blast and when my freind sends me her clips...you'll see what I did for the first time ever...I flew-atop my mare. like in Alex, aboard the "Black Stallion"! It was delightful!
We spent much of the time in training...leaving each other and asking the horses to remain with us, in mind and action. They did really well...only a few misbehaving moments. These two know each other so well, being pasture mates. It sometimes can be easier for me to ride with strangers or another horse that tells her off sometimes, due to the mare being so at ease with him and attached.
All in all, it was such a blessing and revival time!