Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Eventing Country
• Horses: 0
I am going to disagree that the horse was veering because she wanted to "get out of working"
It was due to rider error - not prepared on approach. Not rhythmical on approach. Rider not balanced, not prepared, not centered on approach. The pony slowed down, because of rider error. The pony
99% of errors, is rider. Not horse.
This Pony is 4 years old, very green, and should be working on many of the basics first, before being put over a verticle. This pony is not only unprepared for the questions asked, but is not being guided accordingly.
The pony should be doing lots of flat work, getting the basics and fundamentals under itself first.
The refusals of course, were not dangerous in anyway what-so-ever. Horses don't think that way at all.
The horse refused because of rider error.