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post #1 of 4 Old 06-04-2009, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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awesome lunge line lesson

I just wanted to write a little bit about the lesson I had yesterday on the lunge line because it was soooo great! My body is totally killing me today though. I did walk trot and canter without reins!!! Was so great to feel myself moving with the horse and not having to rely on the reins for balance. It was such a brilliant boost in confidence to know I can balance without them. I can still feel myself moving with the horse!! I felt like I was flying when we were cantering along (could be because my instructor made me put my arms out like an aeroplane hahahaha). I fell off once when the horse tripped and pig rooted but didn't hurt myself other than a ripped fingernail and got straight back on for more. Has anyone else had wonderful experiences like this. My instructor is so so wonderful!

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post #2 of 4 Old 06-05-2009, 12:15 AM
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WOOO HOOO! That is fabulous news and GOOD FOR YOU!! I am so happy to hear that you had a Lunge Line lesson with NO REINS! FABULOUS!!!

I am so pleased that you were able to feel yourself, and your horse - you are on the right track! Keep up the good work!

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post #3 of 4 Old 06-09-2009, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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thank you sooo much MIEventer. I'm still feeling how great that lesson was and it was almost a week ago. The no reins was so awesome for my balance and to learn that all important 6th sense of riding "feel".

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-09-2009, 12:30 AM
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I can't wait for my private, I really hope she brings out the lunge line. Trying to learn to canter while having to control the horse is not easy. I just want to focuse on how to balance.

Good for you! It sounds like fun.
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