I am currently sat with Pie in his stable listening to the cars whizzing up and down the road, tractors zooming across the fields and swallows flitting to and from their nest, and yet for me...... Right now.... I feel like time is standing STILL!!!
Pie is standing over me as if I'm one of his herd, his head is lowered and he is gently breathing on my face close enough that I feel an occasional tickle from his whiskers.
Every now and again he presses his face against mine and I get a soft scent of the grass he's been chewing on all morning.
I have a tear running down my cheek, not because I'm upset... In fact quite the opposite, but because I realise how much I expect from him and yet how little he expects from me in return!
Nowadays were all too busy running around planning or next show, riding our next schooling sessions. Yet how many of us actually take the time to just SIT, WATCH and LISTEN to our horses??
I'm not going to write any more as I want to be able to enjoy the rest of this precious moment that so many of us often overlook. And it's certainly one that I'm going to treasure for a long time to come. Here's to many more!