Friday, July 1, 2011
Happy Canada Day, Eh!
I hope all of you Canadians are having a great Canada day! Our family usually goes to a local community to enjoy their celebrations. There is a parade, a breakfast, ball games, kids games & activities & the highlight for my girls? The gymkhana of course! K's big sisters had one of those days where everything went well & their horses were very cooperative. They brought home 2 buckles & numerous ribbons. K was able to enter an event for the first time riding her trusty steed "Goose". (His name is actually Deuce & although she knows this & can say it properly, she insists that he be called "Goose" - We didn't name him, perhaps we should have asked her opinion & changed it when we bought him! lol) In this event which is open to children 6 and under, the adult leads the child to the end of the arena & then the child leads the horse back. In true, hardheaded, preschooler fashion, K insisted on doing it her way. Instead of running back, she took her time wandering back to the end of the arena, but managed to snag a fancy blue, 2nd place ribbon - she was thrilled!
Leading "Goose" back
The big prize!
Watching the action with a big sister