One month after his high-speed encounter with rocky hardpan on Mt. Diablo (see "Weekend Warriors" 1 & 2) courtesy of Twister the Amazingly Touchy Horse (aka the prince & the pea), Gordon drove us out to the stables to "see the ponies". We actually saddled up and rode in the arena for a few minutes, which was good for them and us. Gordon, wisely, didn't push things. Even after only 2o min or so his ribs (separated) were starting to ache. Plus, Twister has lost his rear left shoe somewhere. Kids.