Slow Progress is Still Progress

It’s been quite a while at this point since we had our dressage lesson. At first, it seemed like we were making so much progress so fast. But now progress is a little slower. Sometimes Val comes out stiff and tight or worried about softening and I have to be happy with much smaller successes. Continue reading

Always Learning

In general, I consider myself a pretty good rider. I’ve done a lot of catch riding, and I’ve clocked a lot of hours as a working student and exercise rider at a few big show barns, and as a junior I actually did get paid to train a lot of different green and problem horses/ponies for miscellaneous clients. Continue reading