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post #1 of 3 Old 04-15-2007, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Trainer Expectations

What are your expectations of your trainer at a show? Is it unreasonable to expect schooling for an 8 year old doing walk trot canter?

Our trainer says that these kids should be ready and know what they are doing by the time they get to shows and does not school before an event.

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-15-2007, 09:19 PM
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Age is merely a number. If the trainer is insinuating that the kids know WTC by the time they are 8, I would personally disregard the trainer.
Training should be according to the rider's personal pace and talent, not their age.
What do you mean, does not school before an event?
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post #3 of 3 Old 07-26-2008, 01:02 PM
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a trainer should still school you at a show

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