| ||RODIN THREW ME AGAIN BUT I'M TOTALLY FINE! I THINK HE IS EMBARRASSED THOUGH|
First of all, I won't get on him without a helmet now - he's young and goofy. AND TALL! Look at the photo below. Lindsay is 5'7". Look where the horse's back is! He is such a big puppy he acts like a little puppy and sometimes I want to bring him in the house but I guess his 1,700pound weight would collapse the staircase.
Good thing for me that I totally know how to fall - I aim for Lindsay! She really cushioned the fall!
At least that's what Missy said happened. It all was kind of slow motion like falling off a motocross bike. I remember pulling back hard on the reins, and Missy said he bucked and I survived one of the bucks. I was determined to stay on but when it came time to fall, it was either land on Lindsay or the ground. So I chose Lindsay!
We only had 20 minutes before another of Lindsay's students was scheduled to use the arena, so I said let's quick saddle him up and I want to ride him. Well he is not used to the footstool in the photo on the right (I don't know how Linday climbs on him he's so freaking huge) but I need the footstool and that makes him feel nervous. Well when I got on him, his rear foot tripped on the stool which scared him and away he (and with him, two more of us) went!
I feel kind of bad because he's embarassed. I smacked my shin again (same place that was healing for a few weeks) I think I smacked it on Lindsay's skull - it hit something really hard and very very thick. But I ran inside the house, elevated my leg, and iced it and massaged it to manage the swelling and I seriously am fine! No bruising, no pain. Did you know rubbing your injuries right as they happen reduces bruising? This is what I heard a stylist tell a model, and they're right! A bruise is just broken capillaries under the surface, and when you rub it right away, it stops the clotting.
| ||Posted 9/28/2007 7:56 AM - 1166 Views - 12 eProps - 11 comments|
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