~ are really sore. I haven't ridden bareback since college but this past Sunday did a three hour ride on beautiful Kasanova. My friend Tessa said "go ahead and ride him anytime" and so I did but my inner thigh muscles are reminding me about it even now. Kasanova is a 17 hand (very tall) Dutch Warmblood gelding about 20 years old and Tessa has had him for over a decade.
and here’s a little tidbit about Giacomo Casanova (the namesake) from wikipedia: Casanova's personality was dominated by his sensual urges: “Cultivating whatever gave pleasure to my senses was always the chief business of my life; I never found any occupation more important.”