So much time has been put into this little mare it was time to have a fun day. No “work” necessarily. My daughter just wanted to spend some time enjoying the fruits of her labor on this beautiful afternoon.
It’s really cool, from my perspective, to see the bond that has been created between my daughter and this little mare. My daughter always liked her, but to watch it blossom into a trusting relationship is really cool. Calypso depends on her like she’s an alpha mare. She’s trusts her explicitly. Consistent, clear, commands, verbal reprimands, never physical and the opportunity to be the horse she is, yet respect the handler, this is the roots of their relationship and it has been a pleasure to watch it blossom like this: