Born to Ride

Amidst my busiest part of the wedding season, here’s something completely unrelated… a proud papa moment. My daughter Abby has been itching to start horseback riding for at least two years, so you can imagine her excitement three weeks ago when she had her first riding lesson at the Hilltop Equestrian Center. To see her face light up doing something that she’s dreamed of was so wonderful. These photos are very special to me. My little girl is growing up fast, but next to one of the beautiful animals she is still a little girl. Since that first day she’s progressed quickly, even walking “Junior” around the indoor arena on her own without a lead rope. Basically, I know nothing about horses, but think that I am going to be learning a lot. I can’t wait! Here are a few images from that first day at the stables…