Stinker's thoughts about my opinions
Since he had his meltdown things have slowly been improving, but some of his old habits are sneaking back in and that frustrates me. I thought that we were past some of these things, like a snorting dancing dragon at the mounting block. Really dude it is the same freaking mounting block that has been there for the last year and half. A sudden in ability to just walk in the general direction of the barn. Trying to convince me that he can't bend left. Jokes on you bud, I've seen you scratch your ear with your hind hoof. You can bend left.
I don't think I am quite a ghostly white as my hand appears...
There isn't anything physically wrong with him. Trust me we have done down every dark rabbit hole path there is when it comes to physical issues. I really think that his little mental hamster decided to take a break for awhile and I don't know what I can do to bring him back. Sunday, I was lunging him and I set up some short trot poles. Someone decided it was necessary to canter through them. Surprise surprise it was a lot of work and to express his displeasure he tried to buck after them and almost wiped out.
I am quite sad that I am unable to manage my flying dragon and film, because it was quite humorous. I wanted to hand walk him over some of the small XC logs and he decided that they were 4* fences and launched over them from a walk. I mostly just rolled my eyes at that one and he kept repeating it until he would calmly walk over it from both directions.
Just for giggles
Hopefully, this phase will pass soon and I will be able to oh I don't know walk my horse again. In the meantime I will keep trying to find the humor in his antics and hope that it will balance out all of the frustrations that I am feeling.