Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
• Horses: 0
Rode Maia today; my back said "no" but I decided to anyways, Maia needed it. Today I worked her in full tack though ;)
I did an ample walk/trot warmup, then asked her up to canter, she felt like she was going to put the brakes on, so I popped her with my whip and yelled "get on!" to her, which made her realize that going forward instead of stopping was the right thing to do. I had to move her forwards like that a few times, then she cantered on nicely.
Soo.. I'm guessing it was that she just doesn't like being cantered bareback! Oh well.. :(
I saw that spark of potential again today - I'm very excited to move her to her new barn and get some real riding on her!
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