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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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