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Lesson #18 – irritation

I’m behind on posting about my lesson, time has been getting away from me this week. The funniest part was when Molly mentioned in a contemplative tone, “I ask myself what why B is here and what she can teach … Continue reading

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Lesson #16: bareback balance

Yesterday I rode Rock bareback all at walk. It made me realize that my seat has become literally frozen in place… and for me to gain the seat I want I need to bring back that flexbility and response. In … Continue reading

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Lesson #15: getting back

Two weeks off – one due to rain and the other due to an out-of-town trip so it was great to get back to a lesson today. For whatever reason, I felt really comfortable and it went along very well … Continue reading

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Lesson #14: the frustration tunnel

What an exhausting day! After all my blowhard posts about how I’m learning by accepting the process it all started¬†with frustration. Frustration is all a part of the process of learning. For me frustration happens when I’m not getting “it.” … Continue reading

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My thoughts on my riding lessons

When we are learning to ride, it’s a linear approach. There are certain skills the beginner needs to know – bridling, saddling, grooming the horse, the aids and it’s application. During this time, we are learning the basics of our … Continue reading

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Lesson #13 Bit changes

However, yesterday I was able to get over to Molly’s and enjoy some wonderful weather with Rock and the gang. Continue reading

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Lesson #12 – anxiety

I’ve taken to calling the place where my seat is correct, the Sweet Spot. It is going to be terribly hard to explain it all to you readers because of several reasons… Continue reading

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