Come on, Lady, let’s get you out of here. It’s been a long drive.
Aria gave her mare a tap on the shoulder, signalling that it was time to back out of the trailer. A slight tug on her lead rope and the mare was moving cautiously into the sunlight, onto the gravel, after hours on the road.
Those hours on the road were nothing compared to how long these two souls had spent apart.
Inside, Aria could feel herself welling up as she moved in front of her horse, reaching out and touching the pink of her nose, for the first time in too long. She leaned in, so she was nose to nose with M’Lady and kissed softly.
Let me get a good look at you, my girl.
A tender moment, interrupted by a moody mare who threw her head to the sky in defiance of this over-sentimental action by her human.
For the mare knew, these two have work to do.
Location: Currently unnamed equestrian center. Ideas?
Horse: M'Lady of Rosenthal (by Christina Hanson, updated by moi )
Human: Aria Haywood