I finally found someone in my area that I have a phone conference with today to discuss what all they offer and what type(s) of training I can receive! Thanks for the suggestions on my other threads, it has been very helpful.
I have a list of questions/goals for starting and wanted to run it by some of you to see if this list is complete or if it is lacking ( or just plain silly) before me call:
My main goals are:
- to learn proper riding techniques (Western)
- to learn how to properly saddle my own horse without the help of a trainer
- to achieve overall comfort-ability riding at different gaits and cantor(s)
- to improve my knowledge overall of care, riding and being around a horse.
What would you add/detract from this list? Should I just ditch the list and do the lessons and see where it takes me? It is a package of 10 lessons with 1 on 1 instructor using their horse.