Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
• Horses: 0
Dunno if it's been mentioned, but my big point is:
Please please don't bore your horses by doing one thing 100% of the time. Just like you, horses need a bit of variety in their training schedule.
Take some time off from dressage and go for a hack, or have a jumping lesson.
If you're jumping, take some dressage lessons.
If you're doing western pleasure, maybe try some speed stuff.
My point is that repitition, as good as it is in some cases, isn't the answer to everything. Horses get bored too!
If you keep things mixed up a little, your horse will benefit both physically and mentally. It's amazing what a little crosstraining can do!
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