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post #1 of 17 Old 09-17-2010, 06:53 PM Thread Starter
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how far for lessons?

How far does everyone travel for lessons? Mine are about 1hour 10 min away.
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post #2 of 17 Old 09-17-2010, 07:49 PM
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2 miles :)
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post #3 of 17 Old 09-17-2010, 09:01 PM
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1 hour, but it worth it. Unfortunately all good instructors giving privates in my discipline are far away. I WISH it would be 5 miles away!
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post #4 of 17 Old 09-17-2010, 09:28 PM
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For my main coach, 15min. My instructor is 2hrs. My protocol coach is 3 hours. And I'm travelling 9 hours to get coaching next week. We generally get coaches to come to us every few months. Tha majority drive 9 hours to the pony club grounds and then we travel the extra 2 hours.
When we got Brett Parbery out, he travelled like a 3 hour flight which is several days in the car. It was SO worth it.
All part of living in a hole in the middle of nowhere. Thank god I found my new coach so it's not a 2 hour drive every two weeks.

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post #5 of 17 Old 09-18-2010, 03:14 PM
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I don't take lessons currently, but the farthest I've had to go for lessons was about a 15 min drive.
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post #6 of 17 Old 09-18-2010, 05:44 PM
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5 minutes. Right down the road. =D

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post #7 of 17 Old 09-18-2010, 05:48 PM
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Less than a mile, about 2 minutes away. I am not currently taking lessons though, this was where I used to take lessons.

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post #8 of 17 Old 09-18-2010, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Ellygraceee holy smokes!
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post #9 of 17 Old 09-19-2010, 12:41 AM
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I drive about an hour and a half each direction twice a week. Totally worth it.
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post #10 of 17 Old 09-19-2010, 07:47 AM
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Holy Cow you guys, I could never imagine traveling more than 45 minutes for lessons!

I drive 15 minutes for my lessons, and my horse is kept there as well.
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