Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Newfoundland/Nova Scotia
• Horses: 0
Well I'm a nervous person, so when I have an instructor who gets mad, or yells, then I get upset and loose confidence. Even though I progressed quickly with my last instructor, my confidence fell.
With my current instructor, the only time she gets mad at me is if I don't discipline the horse when it does something bratty. My confidence is higher now. She also uses a few forms of teaching and changes them up if I'm not fully understanding, which I like. She also uses one form of teaching that I do find helpful sometimes. She will through out comments and suggestions here and there depending on what needs to be done, but she lets you discover the feeling yourself. Like, when I was off-balanced going into the canter, I needed to find my seat by myself, so she just gave me suggestions till I could find my seat and stay balanced.
A pony is a childhood dream, a horse is an adulthood treasure.