I Hung up my Bridle Today

This had me misty eyed. I have quit the horses … something my younger self would never have imagined being possible, and something my current self can’t understand how I survived! If you ever think of quitting, read this first!

High On Horses

For anyone who might think they shouldn’t ride horses anymore.. this is beautiful:

I Hung up my Bridle Today

Yesterday, for the first time, I was too tired to ride
Yesterday, for the first time, I was afraid I would be hurt if I was thrown
Yesterday, for the first time, I heard someone say my barn was too shabby
Yesterday, for the first time, I let someone tell me I was too pudgy to ride
Yesterday, for the first time, I realized I was old
Yesterday, for the first time, I had to face that I could no longer keep up
Yesterday, for the first time, I had to let go of my dreams
Yesterday, for the first time, I felt my heart break
Yesterday, for the first time, I turned my back on my friend
Yesterday, for the first time, I knew I was done

Today, for the…

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One Response to I Hung up my Bridle Today

  1. katiescradle says:

    Oh that is so sad 😦

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