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post #1 of 3 Old 02-25-2008, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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I'm sooooo happy. I finally got my boy, Sonny, to collect himself both while walking AND trotting.
I have yet to try with cantering, due to I throw him off balance while cantering, and he trips (because of me...not a soundness issue). I will be trying maybe tomorrow with cantering while collected.

He's a stubborn boy, took alot of muscles and persistance to keep him collected, but finally he gave up trying to fight haha. By the end of the workout he had a nice sweat, and he seemed actually less tired than he used to be. So his endurance is building up also.

Tomorrow I'll try getting him collected the whole time
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post #2 of 3 Old 02-25-2008, 04:10 PM
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Yay! Well done, you must be so happy!
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post #3 of 3 Old 02-25-2008, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by meggymoo
Yay! Well done, you must be so happy!
I am sooo happy. I guess if my horse was originally trained in English I wouldn't be as happy...but since he was a straight trail horse that knew nothing on collecting, it's a big thing for us haha.
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