I posted a thread a couple days ago about my terrible re-entry into the cantering world.
Today is my next lesson and I'd love to get some tips on two issues.
1. What part of my leg should be engaged with the horse after I've given the cue to canter and she is cantering? In the other horse I had, I kind of held on with a little pressure from my inside knees and calves. I can't do that with this horse because as soon as she feels pressure on her sides, she goes faster and faster. (=disaster in the making).
2. She's a half-draft with a really bouncy canter. My butt was popping up and slamming back down into the saddle which was terrible for both of us. I had a hard time doing that "scoop" thing with my butt (polishing the saddle) because I was flying up so high. Any tips for fixing that problem?
Thanks in advance!