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post #1 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
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Talking check it

I had my first lesson today. It was 2 hours for $15! So it was a very cheap lesson compared to what a lot of people charge. I was told I sat to stiff and my arms weren't properly placed. I also was able to use split reins and didn't lose control...never thought I could ever use those darn things. I worked on side passing and I did a haunch turn without knowing I was doing it,haha. She made me practice without stirrups too. It was really fun and she said I did a really good job but need to relax my back since I'm use to sitting up stiff. I have a lesson every saturday.
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post #2 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 09:41 PM
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Congratulations on your first lesson - keep it up!
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post #3 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 10:30 PM
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Good job! That is a cheap lesson I had my first lesson today too :) I'm transitioning to English
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post #4 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 10:41 PM
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How fun!!!!!!!!!!!! Learning is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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post #5 of 7 Old 06-26-2010, 10:44 PM
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Yay!
I love a well trained horse to train me :)

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~Harriet Tubman
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post #6 of 7 Old 06-27-2010, 03:58 AM Thread Starter
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it was reaaally fun. Now I understand why I should learn on a lesson horse...gee sometimes I'm so stubborn.

I am going to have my husband record videos of my lesson so you guys can watch me improve.
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post #7 of 7 Old 06-27-2010, 05:59 PM
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Congrats on the lesson!

Since we live in the same area, can I ask who you used? I have tons of people who are looking for decent lessons at a cheap price. I get my lessons free from my trainer 'cause I work them off, but she gives lessons at $35 bucks a pop. Granted she's really, really good but a lot of people can't afford it.

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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