(“The car would labor up each grade wheezing and threatening to overheat.”)
(“Presto you’re an FEI rider!”)
(“a piercing brightness suitable for . . . conducting a Jack Bauer-style interrogation.”)
I ride my guy 6 days a week. Mostly work though maybe a day of long/low walking easy stuff. I make myself wear jeans on the ‘7th’ day to discourage myself from riding that day. I love riding him though he can be a challenge. Would 7 days be too much?
(“Her instructor purrs, ‘Beautiful!’ every time she goes by.”)
(“Must a hero do something ‘heroic?’”)
(“Which term would you prefer?)
(“I just couldn’t stand it anymore!”)
BILL— That’s what the classical people say, but in real life sometimes it’s just not possible. Horses come to their riders in all orders of disarray and confusion. Some of them have been behaving that way for so long that the habit is deeply ingrained and not easily susceptible to re-training.
(“. . . it can also be true.”)