Six random things about me? Am I only limited to six? Okay, I kid, I kid. Here are six random things coming from a pony girl who has a major viral infection brewing in her sinuses right now, so beware!
5. I have never broken a bone! Actually, I have never fallen off of a horse. Maybe that's why?
So in 1998, he took time off to ride horses; he had picked up the basics on his film The Cowboy Way, and he learned fast. "Those two years on the ranch were my college years," he says. "Three or four guys riding round in a truck from rodeo to rodeo. It was fantastic." Sutherland is genuinely modest, but this masks a formidable sense of purpose. Of his rodeo career, which saw him win the national team roping competition twice, he suggests he was really a glorified groom, shoveling manure half the time. John English, his roping partner in those victories, disagrees. "Keifer was accepted very quickly by the other cowboys," he tells me. "He's a mild-mannered guy, but he was as aggressive as any of them once he got out there. They appreciated that." Sutherland will only admit, "What I lacked as a roper and a cowboy I could make up for in horses. Roping is one of those sports like polo where you get infinitely better the better your horses are. I had some great horses."
Well, as it's nearly Thanksgiving and I am sure you will all be busy spending time with family and cooking delicious meals, I have opted not to tag anyone at this time.
I want to pass this award on to the following hot bloggers:
My cousin K over at Saddle Mountain Rider
Meg over at Lucchese to Louis Vuitton
My energetic equine and canine loving buddy over at her Smrp Blog
Karen over at a great new blog I've recently discovered~ Life at the Rough String
Another new blogging friend, Natarojo at Just Horsin' Around.
Well, I am off to my parents' place in a few days for the Thanksgiving Holiday. I hope to spend some time with my mom's horse Dusty while I'm there, so I will report on how that goes.