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    View Poll Results: Do you currently use a trainer?
    Yes 18 42.86%
    No 24 57.14%
    Voters: 42. You may not vote on this poll

     
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        03-06-2008, 10:51 PM
      #21
    Yearling
    I pretty much am my own trainer but I do use the trainer at our barn too for show training at least. I know little to squat about showing and I finally decided I'm going to do Showmanship with my horse, despite what I've said previously, so I have her helping me out with my horse and squaring up and the likes. :] For everything else? I do it myself.
         
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        03-06-2008, 10:54 PM
      #22
    Trained
    I'm sure I would do that too if I was going to show Vega. I feel I have enough experience to keep me safe, and know when to get off and stuff. If I felt I had a problem that was over my head, then i'll turn to a trainer.
         
        03-06-2008, 10:54 PM
      #23
    Green Broke
    Ohdear. I didn't mean it as an insult. I was just saying. I do most of the training of my horses myself. I go to a trainer if im in over my head, they show me what to do and I move on.
         
        03-07-2008, 02:30 AM
      #24
    Showing
    Having someone on the ground when working with a horse will always get you a different perspective and insight no matter the experience you have.
    I think you are always better off working with someone.
         
        03-07-2008, 07:02 AM
      #25
    Showing
    I put no, but I am going to a trainer in a couple of weeks for a confidence building session. There are other reasons besides just learning to ride for using a trainer. I know some dressage riders spend years under a trainer to perfect their art.
         
        03-07-2008, 11:41 AM
      #26
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Vidaloco
    I put no, but I am going to a trainer in a couple of weeks for a confidence building session. There are other reasons besides just learning to ride for using a trainer. I know some dressage riders spend years under a trainer to perfect their art.
    Exactly. Like I said no matter the level of riding or experience, having someone from the ground will always give you a different view of things and learn/improve yourself and your mount.
         
        03-07-2008, 12:02 PM
      #27
    Trained
    I'm going to get into video recording my riding time and then i'm going to critique it so I know what I need to improve upon. While I know that's not as good as having a trainer, I think that will work well for me
         
        03-07-2008, 12:28 PM
      #28
    Started
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by upnover
    did that come across as cocky? Sorry if it did! I was just trying to share my position in the matter. That and the fact that even those in teaching positions always have a lot to learn from someone else. Why be cocky about what you know? There's always more to learn and always someone better then you!
    No, I don't think your post came across as cocky at all. I'm sorry if what I wrote made it seem as if I felt that way!
         
        03-07-2008, 06:32 PM
      #29
    Started
    She meant .Delete. Not you.
         
        03-07-2008, 07:13 PM
      #30
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by My2Geldings
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Vidaloco
    I put no, but I am going to a trainer in a couple of weeks for a confidence building session. There are other reasons besides just learning to ride for using a trainer. I know some dressage riders spend years under a trainer to perfect their art.
    Exactly. Like I said no matter the level of riding or experience, having someone from the ground will always give you a different view of things and learn/improve yourself and your mount.
    Exactly!!
    I spent 13 years with a trainer, and am now training horses for profit, which is awesome. I will definitely take lessons again as soon as I get the time and funds to... although right now it seems I either have one or the other.
         

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