Blue Ridge is a fictional town located deep in the heart of Kentucky. It is home to one of the most well known equestrian academies in the United States. Students and staff from all over the world join the academy for what it has to offer. Do you have what it takes to join us and learn from the Academy?
Ben was glad to be back on campus, and after dumping his luggage in his room, he was already pulling on his boots and heading to the barn to see Rowen. While he could have brought the gelding home over the summer, it wasn't exactly fair to the horse to ship him all over the country, just for two months. Instead, Ben had whetted his appetite on riding other horses, enjoying the experience, but he'd missed his boy.
He paused only briefly as he entered the barn, allowing his eyes a minute to adjust, and his sense of smell a minute to enjoy the scents of straw and hay, and yes, manure too. That was part of it, after all! That done, he headed down to the stall he knew his Lusitano to be in, and grinned as the shiny brown head poked a nose out, "Hey you." His voice was soft, but the affection was evident as he stretched out a hand and then proceeded to scratch by Rowen's ear, "Did mom take good care of you?"