Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
Social Distancing=Not Riding
It has been 10 days since I last rode a horse. I started the distancing sort of early, before the surrounding counties and the state (NC) closed down, since I had been compulsively reading about the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Since I am in three risk groups I decided that it would be better for everyone if I just stayed away from the barns. Oh well.…Continue
Posted on March 28, 2020 at 1:47pm
Posted on March 14, 2020 at 11:55am
Have I Found Another Solution?
Last night I was re-reading “Riding and Schooling Horses” by Harry D. Chamberlin who was a Brigadier General in the US Cavalry.
Since I have been having difficulties with keeping my right leg forward enough when in two-point I was re-reading Chapter I, “The Seat”. This time I was reading…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2020 at 2:21pm
My Plans Go Awry
I approached Wednesday's lesson with great optimism. I had my double bridle all made up and I anticipated 30 minutes of just re-clarifying my aids, mainly reminding Bingo of what exactly my aid meant with me patiently waiting for positive results.
When I woke up it was FOGGY and the fog was thick but it was…Continue
Posted on February 29, 2020 at 11:01am
Immediate Improvement with the Double Bridle
Lately I have been riding Bingo in the Fager Bianca double-jointed roller snaffle, with improvements with contact and responsiveness to most of my hand aids (turning was not perfect.) These improvements were so great that when I finally achieved Debbie's minimum requirement for riding in the double bridle (being able to get up into 2-point) she said…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2020 at 12:48pm