Sterling’s New Job

A very exciting thing happened this week. Sterling went out on lease with the world’s most delightful teenager! I’ve known for at least a year that I 1. need to start showing Coco 2. don’t have the funds or the time to show two horses 3. would prefer to find Sterling a job with someone else at least until I know where things stand with Coco’s future as a hunter. My trainer and I have been talking about it for a year and she finally found the PERFECT situation for my favorite unicorn with one of her clients.

His new rider is a teenager who has been showing hunters since she could barely walk, so is clearly a more skilled rider over fences than me. I think she will be WONDERFUL for Sterling. He has taken me so far with my learning and been an absolute saint to put up with all my mistakes without ever give me the middle finger. His new kid will hopefully be able to take him even further and over bigger jumps because she’s less likely to cram him up to the jumps and make him look like a frog, which I’m really good at doing.

Here is a clip from her lesson (and first time riding him) yesterday. They are an adorable pair!

I’ll keep everyone posted on their progress and will shamelessly post pics and videos when they start showing!

 

6 Comments on Sterling’s New Job

  1. Kelly
    July 11, 2018 at 1:40 pm (3 months ago)

    Yay!! That’s so awesone! Congrats!

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  2. Tara T
    July 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm (3 months ago)

    Thanks! It is such a relief to have him in a great home and not just standing around in my pasture for a while!

    Reply
  3. Mom
    July 11, 2018 at 2:18 pm (3 months ago)

    You have done a beautiful job with him…not hurrying and giving him every chance to be really solid. CONGRATULATIONS. LOVE MOM.

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    • Tara T
      July 11, 2018 at 3:32 pm (3 months ago)

      Thanks Mom!

      Reply
  4. Caitlin
    July 12, 2018 at 10:04 am (3 months ago)

    OMG they look awesome together! Alaina is so grown up!

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    • Tara T
      July 12, 2018 at 2:32 pm (3 months ago)

      I know! I can’t believe how tall she has gotten!

      Reply

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