Simon Remembers He’s A Racehorse
Some weekends are super refreshing, filled with lots of downtime and moments that say “Ahh, I feel so lucky to be alive and I’m so relaxed and recharged!”
This was not one of those weekends for me.
The bright side was the barn. I got to ride in the sun for three days in a row, and my horse was really well behaved. We even got to model some of our new stuff, and despite my riding flaws… I feel like we’re going on the right track again.
Plus for the first time in three years, it took me about 20 minutes to catch him. Due to a series of unfortunate events, Simon got a wild streak and decided to show me how fast he was.
Spoiler alert – he’s pretty fast.
I filled up my phone with photos, and that’s about all I’ve got for Monday. So enjoy!
40 thoughts on “Simon Remembers He’s A Racehorse”
Silly Simon! Awesome shots! The one where it looks like he’s racing his pasture mate is absolutely fantastic
It looks like he won! haha Poor red pony couldn’t keep up.
Such a handsome man!
weeee!!!!!!!! What a naughty boy – but looks like he enjoyed the run! Love the photo about halfway down with Simon and his friend – ears pinned, running like the wind… 😉
awww but lots of fun was had…by Simon, at least! And he looks gorgeous!
He’s so dramatic!
haha! looks like simon had a blast.
Nothing I love more than a TB doing what they are made to do! Guess he is feeling good eh?
Zoooooom! What’s on his back legs?
Those are pastern wraps. They protect when he interferes and occasionally knocks himself consistently in the same spot.
He looks so handsome!!! I love how the horses in the other pastures act like they could care less!
Those photos are just amazing! What an athletic guy! I often have to say that to myself while I am frustratedly watching Connor run circles around me… 🙂
You know what? He looks pretty freaking fabulous! 🙂
Good job phone…those are some nice clear shots!
The burst mode on my iPhone is pretty much my best friend for this kind of thing!
Someone was feeling good! He looks awesome! Go Simon 😀
Brightside — wasn’t this a bucket list item? 🙂
Awesome shots – what a gorgeous boy!
What a great uphill gallop! You clearly both had a good time. 🙂
I was going to ask what kind of phone you have that took such amazing shots but I just read your comment above about having an iPhone.
I bet you enjoyed watching him and got some laughs. I sure enjoyed seeing the pics! He’s so pretty!
GO SIMON GO!
He looks amazing!
Simon is such a hunk! He must have somehow chatted with Prisoner about how to be caught over the weekend;)
Oh, that looks SO fun!! Is his chestnut pasture-mate a TB too? Can he keep up?!
His best buddy is also a TB, but a non racing one. I believe he was race bred, but never made it to track training. O is the fanciest hunter you will find but is not quite as speedy (or as motivated to go fast) as Sir Simon!
Those are amazing quality photos e pics – I’m so jealous of your sunshine too! Simon looks awesome, so fit & shiney! ♡♡♡
This is all I hear when seeing those: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJDni6Bopzo
Clearly channeling his former racehorse self!
Love love looove these pictures.
Aww, what a happy and vibrant horse you have!
ahhh i love all these pics!!!! he’s such an awesome runner – and looks like he’s loving every minute!! (tho perhaps you were less enthused?? lol)
Haha – WEEEEEE – What a speed demon!!
Airborne zoomies! Fun times.
LOOOOVE the one of the two of them racing!!!
Such a beautiful boy!!
Woohoo speed demons! It’s always so fun to see how happy they are to run around like that!