I must admit that the first time I saw my wife she was wearing long horse riding boots and breeches that really made her a strikingly beautiful figure backlit by the sun as she was walking her horse back to the paddock where I was fixing some wiring. She could tell that I was a bit flustered when she approached me. I had been working in the heat and traipsing around in paddocks filled with horse manure, so I cannot imagine me looking my best. However, she said my tool belt and the whole jeans and tee shirt thing I had going on caught her eye.
That was over 20 years ago when we first met, and now we have a daughter who has taken up riding horses in competitions. When I saw a young man eyeing up our daughter at the stables while she was wearing her riding gear, it brought back a flood of memories. It also raised an alarm in me as this was my daughter he was looking at! My wife could read my mind and told me to not trouble the boy. (more…)