Originally Posted by Vidaloco
Me either on the training
I'm so afraid I'm going to screw them up and ruin them for life
I think to this point you have done enough. If the pony accepts the weight and listens then you are doing well. Another thing that I add is lunging with the stirrups down, let them flop around while they are on the ground. Something that freaks some of the horses out but excellent for ground work.