My daughter is passionate about riding and horsemanship, it is "her" thing.
I love to be able to help her to grow with her passion, but when I see what her friends are getting in other sports, I'd also like more for my daughter. For example, there's more discipline in gymnastics. The girls are encouraged to work out at home--strength, flexibility. Never mind the longer practices, several times a week (which we can't do now with her riding).
Ideally, I'd like the trainer to "prescribe" more physical activity at home, to set goals for her and discuss them with her, and in other words to treat it as more than just a recreation.
Would it be appropriate to discuss this with the trainer, or because we are not leasing a horse my daughter won't be considered serious riding material and these questions would be ridiculous? FWIW, the coach, even if she competes herself, seems to be very laid back and not super communicative. I don't want to give an impression of a pushy parent, especially as there's a possibility that my daughter is not a great rider material anyway. I have no experience, and can't tell how well she's doing compared to some kind of an average.
Thank you for any thoughts on this.