Wednesday, October 24, 2012

We've Come Pretty Far

This time last year I might have had a heart attack doing what I did last night. I love that I feel confident enough to tackle whats ahead of me... don't get me wrong, I still think "oh crap" but I am able to focus and just do it.

We rode inside last night cause the daylight isn't there anymore for us to ride and jump outside.

We flatted- sitting trot, shoulder in, posting trot, walk, canter, collecting the canter while also having soft contact.

Then we moved onto jumping. There was a grid of polls to an x that eventually became an oxer. There were guiding rails in the front and on the back of the jump. Henry was like what the heck but thankfully I was awake tonight and rode him well so no stops :) Maybe the fact that we weren't jumping in the dark with the light of the golf cart helped too ;)

Lead changes were eh but hey we are getting better everytime.

Off today, lesson tomorrow, trainer ride Friday and turn out Saturday.


  1. Yay! I love those days. Can't wait to have them with little Mexi-moo. :)

    1. I love it and am so thankful for my trainer pushing me!

  2. That was the weirdest set up. I'll send ya some video later :) The jump looks so tiny on video, but feels so big when your jumping lol. You and Henry did very well, he's getting it for sure.

  3. Love rides like that. Good job :)

  4. Sounds like you had an awesome ride :)


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