What some things I can do to get to know a horse without riding it?
I want to spend a little more time with the lesson horse I ride, because I really like her, but I can't ride her without an instructor in the ring.
Today I took her for a little walk across the street to have some grass in an empty lot,
And I always give her a nice spray down after lessons (its been deadly hot lately)
Are there any other things I can do with her?
I have a lot of time on my hands lately (I've had 3 weeks off work cause I switched jobs) and want to spend it getting to know her... and getting a feel for horses in general, since I really want one of my own one day and know NOTHING about what it takes to have one.