Tuesday, October 4, 2011

A Taste of Home

There's a new video up on Nowness, a "luxury storytelling" site owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, that shows a sort of everyday experience of the Thacher School, where I grew up and attended high school.  It's by Lisa Eisner.  Although it's a bit earnest (the photo on the home page of the Thacher site, with the kid ring spearing with his tongue out is maybe more typical), it captures the beauty of Ojai, the bond between horse and rider, and the stillness I got to experience everyday exploring trails and practicing Gymkhana with my horse, Shara.  It makes me yearn for home and ache to ride again.  I miss that companionship, both human and equestrian, and the serenity that those afternoons afforded.

Thacher: Frontier Schooling from Lisa Eisner on Nowness.com.

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