Then, after much jittery anticipation and chatter, Luke got to RIDE on the little pony! Oh joy! We set him on the saddle, showed him how to hold the pommel, and he said, "Too scary Mommy! I want to get off!"
We talked him into staying on long enough for a tension-filled 20 yard walk up and back, with Mommy gripping tightly to his arm.
Once he witnessed that terrifying little scenario, Sean was content to pat the little guy on the neck and call it good...