Is it ok to try things for the first time without my trainer there? I am a very new rider, but I have the opportunity to go on a trail ride, english saddle, with a friend. She is experienced. I would love to canter and gallop.
Would that be silly to try for the first time on a trail ride? Should I just ask my trainer next week what she thinks and hold off if I go on the trail ride before my lesson?
I am not too nervous about it. I am really excited to go faster!