Well last night I got to the barn and had to ride a different mare than the one I usually do. So I got on her and she was acting up from the very beginning( holding her head way up and pinning her ears, and she has a bad habbit of trying to kick the other horses. She iis normally riddeen by youger kids and doesn't get corrected so I think I was pissing her off because I wasn't letting her get away with anything. So we were trotting and another horse got to close to her and she tried to kick so I kicked her hard and smacked her and that sent her off in a bucking fit and I fell off. I got back on and then we cantered and were fine for a while and then she decided she was going to start galloping and I got her to slow down and then she bucked me off again, but I got back on and we just trotted cross rails for the rest of the lesson.
Then after the lesson 2 other like 12 or 13 year old girls came over to me and told me I shouldn't ride her again and to stick with the other mare. Now I am not sure what there intentions were but I took that as saying I sucked on her and am not able to handle her and I am starting to think that they are right. So right now I am really frustrated and my confidence is pretty low right now. So any opinions/ advice?
Oh and I am 15 btw if that matters. Posted via Mobile Device