A Good Horse

So I was chatting to this single woman in her thirties.

“How’s your new home?” I asked.

“Good,” she said.

“How’s the horse riding?”

“Good,” she said. “I met a new horse today at the stable near me. It’s hard to find a good horse.”

“I feel the same way about girlfriends,” I said.

“I had this one for five years,” she said. “I loved her, but she died. She was 32. She got too old. She had to be put down.”

“I had a girlfriend like that,” I said. “She got too old. I had to shoot her.”

“That’s terrible,” she said. “It’s got to be the right one.”

“I know just what you mean,” I said.

“I don’t know why I even bother,” she said.

“I know about the romance between women and horses,” I said.

“It is mostly women who are riding,” she said. “It’s hard to find a good one.”

“Have you tried online?” I asked.

“I’m going to buy a bottle of water,” she said and got up and left the room.

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).
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