Out of Retirement

Retirement

To be honest, I can’t remember the last time I rode Freedom. He’s 23 or 24 now and I didn’t put shoes on him this spring. Mostly he’s happy hanging out in his field, watching his mares, and putting on a good show of galloping when the spirit moves him. But Zelda came back from […]

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First hunt of the fall season — and I’m tired!

About three minutes into the first gallop after the hounds were cast, I realized that I haven’t been galloping enough. My legs were already feeling “the burn” and we had a lot farther to go! However, once the adrenalin kicked in, I managed to stay with a very excited Freedom through all three pieces of […]

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