Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
oohhh, I get it. That little joke between us......
anyway, I think you did the right thing saying no. She was scared to do a fast walk at one stage. Don't worry if she doesn't talk to you. Untill she says sorry to you for being rude, I wouldn't let 'Nikki' on Chinga. Your the trainer, she should be listening to you and your opinions.
There is one principle that should never be abandoned, namely, that the rider must first learn to control himself before he can control his horse. This is the basic, most important principle to be preserved in equitation - Alois Podhajsky