"Thank you," Penny replied sincerely, moving to prepare herself to mount Copper. When she felt Aidan's hands move to her waist, she blushed slightly, wondering how appropriate it was that a man be touching her person so without any sort of supervision but he seemed quite honorable and at this point, she had no other choice. Besides, he was remarkably handsome. She took his hand and swung herself up into the saddle. Copper stood calmly and Penny patted her neck affectionately. "I... I am most fortunate to have fun into you, Mr. Millborrow. I am not sure what would have become of me if I hadn't."