Originally Posted by Gaited07
Some really good advice here.
Take it slow and be aware of your surrounding ( I"m sure you are) But you have to get back into the ring (saddle) and overcome your fears. You will always be more cautious now but your fears will subside in time.
I find that I am very flinchy, and with horses that I know don't kick (they all do, but you know what I mean) i'm incredibly wary. I'm so nervous I think im going to kicked just because of my demeanor, but im working really hard on it.