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post #21 of 23 Old 12-02-2015, 01:56 PM
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Also you could buy a cheap little 2H trailer in the 500-1000 range. That's what I did when I turned fifteen and got my permit - Still have that little thing, if I'm just going to a show by myself there's no reason to haul the big trailer out for one or two horses. Plus, they're light, and can be pulled behind everything. I had a tiny little chevy s10 half ton and it had no issues stopping and pulled it loaded with two horses and tack up steep hills like a champ.
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Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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post #22 of 23 Old 12-02-2015, 02:05 PM
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I trailer to a neighboring farm for lessons because it's worth it to me; I board at a H/J barn but ride Dressage; the instructor at the other barn is certified through 4th level and is absolutely the best instructor I've ever had; it costs me $50 to trailer my horse over there, plus $65 for the lesson, plus I have to take half day off from work; but it's totally worth it.
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post #23 of 23 Old 12-02-2015, 05:19 PM
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Cost is always a factor (those lesson fees do add up quickly!) but you could maybe 'trade' a jumping lesson for a dressage lesson every so often- for example, if your daughter is in weekly jumping lessons, skip every 3rd or 4th jumping lesson and do a dressage lesson instead.
That makes sense!
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