Today I put and English Saddle/Bridle on my Paint who has never done English before. I have jumped and am familiar with the discipline. I was worried on how this was going to go considering he was givin a new bit, new bridle, new saddle, and a new way to ride. My aunt put me on a lunge line and we started out at a walk. I was thinking I was going to only be able to trot him, but he was soo good. He never fussed with the bit or shook is head or danced at all. I was soo proud of him. I felt confident enough to canter so I kissed and cued and off we went with no problems. I am just going to do flat work with him for a while just to get him used to the whole idea, but I was curious on how to teach him lead changes and how to collect? Also, after a month of 2 of flat work how do I prepare him for jumping?Thanks!