Having to teach yourself to mount up using a block / fence / gate / anything available as there is little hope of you making it from the ground. People thinking your horse is way bigger than it is. “Oh my god she must be 18 hands!”. Eh, no, I’m just really short.
– Never underestimate the terror a small pig who is innocently minding his own business can strike into a horse fifty times its size and on the other side of a fence# – Never try to catch a horse when you are in a hurry. They know, they always bloody know