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I’m a Big Fat Liar

I had assumed that I wouldn’t be lessoning this week due to everyone being away at Champs. Turns out I was wrong. Coach D (G wife) was still around and so we lessoned. A private lesson. Just me and Tuck. … Continue reading

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An Impromptu Clinic

Last night I arrived at the barn after work and was advised that we would be lessoning clinic style. What fun! There were seven of us riding and for the most part we were on our usual mounts. The plan … Continue reading

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Lesson Night – Straightness and Contact

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts this week, I was sick last week. So no lessons last week. I don’t jump unless I’m in a lesson. So no jumping since the show. This made for an interesting time getting back … Continue reading

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Lesson Night – Flat and Gymnastics (but not really)

On Tuesday night coach G gave us a flat lesson. I LOVE flat lessons! There’s so much more to work on and places to improve on the flat. Even when jumping a course, flat makes up a larger portion than … Continue reading

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Lesson Night – Mostly Pictures

Not much to report. Our lesson last night had good moments and not so good moments. Nothing new though. Just more of the same forward rhythm inconsistencies.

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Lesson Night – Derby Courses are Fun!

Can someone please explain to me how after almost 4 days off (due to weather) and a drastic drop in temperature my horse was dead off my leg?!?! In my experience the combination of those two things usually equals an … Continue reading

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Lesson Night – WTF – Return To Crazy Town

Tuesday night lesson was relatively uneventful. At the Trillium show this weekend there is a derby, so we spent the evening prepping for that. I’m not showing but my friend (and lesson buddy) C is. So we practiced going up … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Lesson – Dinosaur Socks are Just as Good

I’m about to get a little braggy. We rocked our lesson last night! I rode forward, I kept my eyes up (mostly), I stayed connected and kept his poll elevated, and we made the strides.

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Tuesday Night Lesson – Don’t Anticipate

I feel kind blah about last night’s lesson. I shouldn’t. It went really well. I’m not sure whether it’s just my frame of mind in regards to riding or if it’s because we really didn’t do anything to work on … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Lesson – I Said Forward Damn It!

This week lessons haven’t gone so well for me. Tuesday I had a very tired horse that conked out part way through the lesson and on Thursday I had all the intentions of getting back to normal and riding him … Continue reading

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