That Summer Ammy Life

Frankie and I are living the ammy life hardcore these days, yo.

Twice a week, AT hops on and reminds Francis that he knows how to do fancy things. A couple other times a week, his mother hops on and does her best to uninstall all fancy things by letting him toodle.

He’s extra happy to see me these days because he knows it entails little to no effort

Every so often my schedule actually allows a lesson and I lean entirely on Frankie’s willingness to cart me around with very little input. Bless his education because heaven knows I’m not helping him out that much these days.

We’re going to shows and doing the 3′ where Frankie can jump from literally any distances without having to work at it. Thankfully. And we’re spending time in rings that don’t require us too move too fast because we’re both hot and lazy and out of shape.

It could not be more of a contrast to where we were last year: conditioning intensely, schooling 1.20m+, firing on all cylinders. It looks a lot more like grazing in the sun, walking around the pastures and calling it a “hill set,” and getting pictures from my barn friends of Frankie enjoying his naps when I’m stuck doing schoolwork.

A lot of views of this chonkasaurus

I love that he can fire up and be my fancy prancy show pony, but I’m eternally grateful for my steady-Eddie, easy-going, happy-to-chill bud. He is the ultimate ammy packer and we’re having a wonderfully relaxing and fun summer so far.

With plenty of naps.

9 thoughts on “That Summer Ammy Life

  1. Stacie Seidman 06/04/2019 / 10:20 am

    He’s absolutely the best ever. I love that he’s game for anything at all. You definitely found a special one!


    • hellomylivia 06/04/2019 / 12:25 pm

      I still don’t know how I got so lucky, he really is the bestest ever ❤


  2. Britt 06/04/2019 / 10:50 am

    If only I could come back in another life as Frankie… ❤ he looks so happy!


    • hellomylivia 06/04/2019 / 12:25 pm

      I wish I could live his lifestyle, he’s such a content dude!


  3. eventerinprogress 06/05/2019 / 12:12 am

    So beautiful to have a horse that can be what you need him to be, even if that changes ❤


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