Poor Pilgrim doesn't have a clue.
We are practicing cantering this winter, with no rider or vehicle attached,free lounging in a round pen. He is a mess when he canters, so off balanced and very choppy in the hind end, he hops, he is getting better though. Our goal is to be able to canter with the vehicle by fall.
Hey, you should go to the CDE in your area this fall, Oklahoma is on my short list for competitions this year. It would be fun to see someone I know there.
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