Originally Posted by Joshie
Our trainer does things like throw PVC pipes into the arena We'll put things in the arena and make a sort of obstacle course. We like to tease our instructor about how we can make fewer mistakes than he makes. We always start sessions with the basics like back, circles, turns, and emergency stop. It's fun to mix up things a lot. Often it feels more like we're just playing and having fun than having a lesson but we are learning a lot. It's a whole lot of fun and it's a wonderful Mommy-daughter thing to do together.
I take lessons at the same time my daughters do, and usually in the same arena. It IS a great mommy-daughter thing. We do games, too, like red light/green light and Simon Says. My girls love it when they beat me and Hank. (Something weird about a half Thoroughbred who doesn't want to win. Sigh...)