Saturday, March 28, 2009

getting braver?

Friday before I left for puhinui, I had a short ride on Sampson....just got on, walked, trotted and cantered, both reins, then some more trots and a halt. All good!

Today (sunday) had another short ride when I got back from Puhinui....again, walk trot canter both reins....then got off before he even so much as thought about mischief.

If I can stay brave and simply 'ride' him, and trust that I can deal with whatever he does, I think we will progress. Still frustrating though, given how he had been going....oh well; that's horses I guess.

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