Originally Posted by TamaraB
After reading that I had to go back and look at the sorrel mare again. She is really cute and looks to like her job. She looks to be rounding nicely. I don't know a lot about dressage but she looks like she can do it to me.
I went through 4 or 5 different trainers (all recommended to me) with her each telling me how useless she is and will NEVER be able to travel round.
I was almost about to give up and only folks on this forum (Kayty, Allison, Hoofprints just to name some) encouraged me to still keep looking and trying, so I decided to give it a last try (with my current trainer). Now yes, she does NOT have the perfect confo (I'm totally aware of it) and won't be able to compete in higher levels, but still she can improve and do the low-level shows.
Here is how we looked like last Aug before I started working with my current trainer (I definitely look like total beginner as well as my horse even after all these lessons with different instructors