New to Tölt

The omens were good.  The Frilly was looking perky!

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So, after Jo had shod Iacs for Daisy (who is home for the summer on Friday, yay!), we set off for the beach for a good cob-web blasting.

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Iacs was not sure about the waves (more like ripples) touching his feet and did his best not to get even slightly wet.  So much for galloping through the surf.

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Sadly, we had to put up with just enjoying the scenery and tölting along the beach having the best time.

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I have been working hard with Iacs these past few days and somehow, somewhere he has dug deep and found a secret trotty tölt that has been lying buried in the dark recesses of his pea-like brain for the last 19 years.

He is also much more forward-going now.

Poor Daisy – no more slobbing along at the back for her.

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As we passed the boys (Hammy, Indy, Andy and Charlie), I said “oh dear, we seem to have black silage wrap in the fence.”

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Jo assured me that the black silage wrap was actually my multi prize-winning Shetland stallion, Millhouse Independant.

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So around the village we tölted admiring the view and enjoying the sun.

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The kids at the local primary school were having playtime and begged us to bring the horses up to stroke.  We stopped for a chat and they admired our noble steeds.

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Once home, the boys were untacked and plonked in the stable while we had a cup of tea and then I took them back home.

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Definitely more beach rides, methinks, once Daisy is back.  I’m still sitting here with a silly grin about Iacs’ tölt!

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