Need help re-training, Ideas Please!
So for my birthday, I got the horse I used to ride "Charlie". Long story short he hasn't been ridden in a year and a half, since I last rode him and he needs work. He used to be an AMAZING hunt-seat horse. He has some back problems, and I need to go slow with him. He's a great horse and very willing, I just need to get him back into shape so he's hopefully able to compete again. I love him so much and will do anything to get that pep back in his step (: Thanks in advance for the help!
A little about Charlie:
He showed on the APHA circuit for 5 years before his back injury
He's a 16.1, Bay Overo American Paint Horse
He loves blue popsicles
He's terrorfied of water and squirrels
& I absolutely adore him <3