Saturday, December 28, 2013

Hello, goodbye

I went to Kenlyn twice yesterday.

The morning visit was all about my new lease horse, Mystyc.  Her owner and I met to hammer out the details of our arrangement and see if my saddle fit her (it does).
The afternoon visit was about Rev.
I spent some quiet time with him before his prospective new owners arrived with a trailer and took him away.  
As much as I will miss seeing him, I hope the sale goes through.  If it does, Rev will belong to a fourteen year girl.  What could be better than that?
Rev and Mystyc in August
It's kind of overwhelming saying hello and goodbye all in the same day.  I don't know whether I should be happy or sad.

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  1. I'm glad Rev is possibly going to a new home. I hope it works out for them. I look forward to reading more about you and Mystyc.

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  2. I am hopeful for Rev, too. I spoke at length with the fourteen year old's mother, and she seemed to be a very knowledgeable horse woman. I have no doubt that Rev will be very well taken care of, if they decide to keep him. Plus, I think he will love having a teenage girl of his own. :)

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  3. I will love reading about you and Mystyc, too, but I'm too sentimental; hello and goodbye in one day would be too much. I wouldn't be able to stand seeing Rev going into a trailer :-( I wish him well with his new girl!

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    1. I didn't find out that Rev was leaving that day until I was already at the barn meeting with Mystyc and Deb. The text letting me know what was going on came through while I was brushing Mystyc. Timing is everything I guess!

      I really can't overstate how much I hope the new home works out for Rev. I've long said that he would be a perfect horse for a teenage girl. He loves being fussed over, he bonds very closely with his people, and he's fun to ride. He's very sensitive and willing and feels like a lot more horse than he really is. He's too much horse for a timid rider or a rank beginner, but this girl's grown up with horses. She should be fine with him.

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  4. How lucky that girl is! i would have died to have had a gorgeous chestnut Arabian gelding like him at that age. Heck at this age too but I'm pretty happy with my Morgan mare. I think all the work you did with him will have made him a great mount for any future owner. Looking forward to seeing about the new lease mare!!

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  5. Mystyc looks gorgeous! Can't wait to see (and hear) more about her.

    That lucky girl! Rev will be well taken care of, I can assure you of that. (Okay, I admit, I'm jealous of ANY girl who's getting such a handsome gelding!) I agree with Sian; hello and goodbye is WAAAY too much drama for me to handle. I'm very happy for that girl, and for Mystyc, and Rev. And, of course, for you; since Mystyc will need someone to care for her ;)

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