Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Clinton, connecticut
I have fallen more times than i can count. Most of time it was small things like trotting with no stirrups or reins, or attempting to ride side saddle. Almost 2 years ago i had 3 falls in the exact same spot and messed up my shoulder(it still hurts sometimes) i didnt blame ted because i had just gotten him and he was out of work for years. About a month or so ago we were going to a jump(only like 2'3) and he jumped it really hard(he was excited, we hadent jumped in a few weeks), i fell right on my back. I was shaking like crazy, my ears were ringing and everything was blurry, so i sat there for a few minutes while my trainer and friend held teddy...i got back on when i could see right again and didnt tell anyone about the ringing or blurryness (I know, stupid of me) i was mad at myself for falling and went to the jump again after cantering around and doing a smaller jump. Of course the second time i also fell beause i was off balance from the first fall, the second wasnt bad just a lot of sand in my clothes. I got on again and jumped a smaller jump because he doesnt jump as hard with smaller jumps and called it a day. I hadent had an off day like that in forever, Teddy was pumped to be jumping again though!