.... I -did- have a horse. Dustin passed away a week and two days ago... that was about a week after the picture was taken. He colic'd on his way to Kentucky... so really nothing to be jealous of anymore.
Hehe, yeeeah... but no fear of that with this one. Dustin hates water. He used to not go within a meter of it and would dance and prance in the washrack. After living in Maryland a year where he was rained on out in the fields and had to cross a creek to get to the herd on the other side of the pasture he's much better about it. But I think there'd be snow in Death Valley before he rolls in it.
Both the benefit and inconvenience of bareback... no saddle to worry about, but man does it suck when they sweat all over you, lol... I've gotten into the habit of taking shorts out with me to change into