I'm a very new rider. I started taking lessons 5 months ago (twice a month). My instructor is fabulous and very patient, but I'm not progressing! Mainly it's all due to steering. I've tried to do everything they tell me (the looking , the turning your body etc,) but we just keep going forward. These are very well trained horses too, so I KNOW it's me.
I started to get comfortable with the posting trot a couple months ago. I had a couple of lessons that felt/looked great! (steering and al) Then we realized that when I was posting my toes were down. When I correct that everything falls apart. For starters I can't keep the horse moving around turns. I can't figure out how to kick while posting so the trot just stops at every corner >.<
I watch youtube videos constantly to try and see what I'm missing but I'm at a loss.