Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Saskatchewan Canada
When my 2 year old gets broke either this summer, or next summer, I will be riding her lightly, doing basic training on her back.
For first bit 2-3 days a week, rest of week doing ground work
After a year, 4-6 times a week, including winter when not icy or cold
First bit 10-15 minutes every time I ride. After a while, 20-30 minutes.
After a year 1 hr a day, give or take.
Western Events, for first bit, arena work and trail riding
By the age of 5, reining, barrel racing, other gymkanna, more trails, more arena work, western pleasure, mainly everything western.
What will we do:
Walk trot transistions, after a year of riding her lightly, getting into more loping, stoping, more transistion, start reining training, eventually barrel racing.
My hope is to get her started on barrels by the age of 5. That gives us 3 years to train and break her. We are taking it slowly.