I don't want to jinx things (it did snow briefly on Tuesday...) but springtime appears to have finally come to New England! It's been a long winter, but all the snow and cold makes these warm sunny days seem even better. Now just for the grass to get green again, and we'll be cooking with gas.
(The state park that we hack in is closed in the winter for cross country skiers, so it feels awesome to have it open to horses again!!)
(Riding outside again... at 6pm!)
(Ringo still has some winter fuzz, but his summer coat is starting to gleam through - plus I'm so thrilled with his weight and think it's the best it's ever been)
(Me and Ky out for a hack with Weezy, one of our cairn terriers)
In exciting news, I finally entered my first events of the year!! Ringo and I are headed to Mystic Valley Hunt Club for our second attempt at 4th Level Test 1 (with hopefully better results than our disastrous initial debut at Hossmoor a year ago!) in two weeks, and Ky and I are off to King Oak in early May for my first event in over a year and a half. SO. EXCITED.
The one bummer of the past few days was hearing from Oxford that I didn't get into my top choice college, and that I didn't get the scholarships I was hoping for. Oh well. It means a little more waiting and little more worry, but it's going to be worth it in the long run.