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    04-09-2010, 10:41 AM
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Yearling
Is my trainers thinking correct?

I have a lesson today with a new trainer. The thing is, she wants to show me on her already trained horse and not mine..... but what good is it for me to see on an already perfectly responsive horse?

I would think showing me on my horse would be more beneficial than her showing me on an already fulled trained horse.....

What do you think?
     
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    04-09-2010, 10:48 AM
  #2
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The new trainer wants to see you on a fully trained horse? I think she wants to assess you and your abilities before assessing your horse.
     
    04-09-2010, 10:54 AM
  #3
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I think she also wants to show you what a well trained horse is suppose to be like. She wants to set goals for you.
I wouldn't complain. You are getting to see what a really good horse is like to ride
Knowing her horse as she does she knows she can call out instructions that will work for both of you.
On your horse niether you or the horse will know what she is talking about.
Enjoy the free ride on a well trained horse.
If you don't like the horse then maybe reassess the trainer.

I always assess someone by the work they have done or in this case by how well the horse is trained. Good horse, good trainer.
     
    04-09-2010, 11:19 AM
  #4
mls
Trained
What are the lessons for?
     
    04-09-2010, 11:24 AM
  #5
Showing
It depends on what you know/can/goals are. If you are a great rider and take lessons to teach something your horse, then I don't quite understand it. But if you are green rider or have no experience in particular discipline it perfectly makes sense, because YOU have to learn first before teaching your horse. That's what I do now: take jumping lessons on solid trained horses before starting to teach my own horse to jump.
     
    04-09-2010, 11:29 AM
  #6
Yearling
I am taking the lesson so I can teach my horse something.... that must be why I am confused with her thinking. Perhaps I need to clarify my goals with her.
     
    04-09-2010, 11:34 AM
  #7
mls
Trained
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Originally Posted by Citrus    
I am taking the lesson so I can teach my horse something.... that must be why I am confused with her thinking. Perhaps I need to clarify my goals with her.
Something as in ______________? Jumping, reining, cross country?

Maybe your horse needs training along with you taking lessons?
     
    04-09-2010, 11:40 AM
  #8
Banned
It's SOP with any reputable trainer.

Many people overstate their riding skills, and the trainer wants to make sure what you told her was correct.

She's doing it on one of her schoolmasters because she knows the horse, and knows how it will react.

Both you and your horse are unknown factors. She can't correctly train either of you if she doesn't know your skill level first.
     
    04-09-2010, 11:48 AM
  #9
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Originally Posted by RiosDad    
Enjoy the free ride on a well trained horse.
If you don't like the horse then maybe reassess the trainer.

I always assess someone by the work they have done or in this case by how well the horse is trained. Good horse, good trainer.
Good post .
     
    04-09-2010, 11:49 AM
  #10
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by mls    
Something as in ______________? Jumping, reining, cross country?

Maybe your horse needs training along with you taking lessons?
Something as in consistently getting his right lead.....

I am training him :)
     

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