I went to see Pete the other day, to take him a retirement gift from Llanthony Riding and Trekking (a signed photo of us on our trail ride all in fancy dress!) and to see how he has been since his hip operation in January (see earlier update).
The fantastic news is that the recovery from the hip replacement has been complete, and Pete is now looking more like his old self and is pain free. He’s been regularly walking Stanley the dog and building up his strength.
For all of you regular customers who have been asking, I passed on all your best wishes, which he was delighted about.
EVEN BETTER NEWS – Pete is riding again! Whoop Whoop! He’s been doing some riding out on the flat at his local stables, and is planning a longer ride on Cannock Chase, about 30 miles from where he and Margaret live. Margaret is also back in the saddle after a while not riding, its great that they can both enjoy this wonderful hobby together.
There is also a very good possibility that Pete (and Margaret) will be back to ride in his beloved valley before too long. He won’t be riding up any mountains just yet, but on the flat in the forestry will be ideal. Pete, if you are reading this we can’t wait to see you back in Llanthony!
I know many of you have been waiting eagerly for an update on Cowboy Pete, and I am so pleased to be the bearer of such good news.
Bye for now
18th June 2008