Got to the barn, got Henry, groomed and tacked up.
Headed down to the big round arena to lunge.. Henry was a bucking machine- crazy cause that is not normal for him. I waited till he was done and then headed up to the arena for our lesson.
We flatted around a bit, mixed in some lead changes.. he was good.
Then we jumped this little baby panel to warm up. The first time over I could tell Henry was like um ok, this is weird but he did it and was great.
Kat went a few more times and then it was Juliana and my turn...
We did the rainbow vertical, left almost roll back to the gate and a sharp right turn down a line of three jumps- 2 strides between each.
After doing this a few times we went to just doing the line and doing it- Jump, 3 strides, jump, 3 strides, jump. Now Henry gets the 2 easily no problem so I had to REALLY compact him to get the three, but we did it and he was being a really good boy!
He was dripping in sweat as was I by the end but it was a good lesson.
Cooled him out, hosed him off and did Vetrolin, ices his leg while I cleaned tack, took him home with his grain and gave kisses.
Also the Chiropractor came out last night and did Henry on his way home. He said he was stuck in his left SI (which is why his right lead had been hard for me to sit/felt funny- which is why I ended up calling the Chiro in the first place a week ago) .. we so got an adjustment and should be feeling better now. He commented on what a nice horse Henry is- which made me really happy :) I am super thankful that I found him (almost 5 years ago now- wow)!!
Henry will get turned out today, trainer ride tomorrow and a lesson with me Saturday.
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