-solidifying/tweaking the canter gait
-continue to break in the jumping saddle on the flat to prepare for jumping this summer
-start jumping this summer
-desensitize him to trails and dressage show arenas
-get a more supple and controlled gait with more consistent contact
-better groundwork manners, be more relaxed and quiet in hand
-clinic with Henrik and preparation for the clinic in March (more clinics to follow most likely)
-getting used to a bareback pad
-possibly a few small schooling shows, some I will go to only for exposure and not to compete
-horse should master Training Level by end of the year and be starting First (if things go according to plan)
-horse is a happy work partner and healthy, satisfied with his routine
"The trouble with the world is that the stupid are certain and the intelligent are full of doubt"
Last edited by roro; 02-17-2010 at 03:44 AM.