It started as a not so great ride. Orion was distracted and worried about something on the left side of the arena. Through the warm up he gave me little attention but followed my suggestion. I worked to increase his attention on me through increasing the dialog and asking him to engage for simple tasks, […]
My last day was wonderful. After my ride I got to watch a Clinic put on by Michael and Gwyneth for a local pony club group. So full of great insight! Here are my post lesson thoughts from today.
The focus of today’s lesson was contact. This has always been an area I struggle in but I feel I made some great progress today. Michael did a very interesting interactive exercise with me where he had me hold a lunge line and he offered different feels of contact, not much unlike my rope awareness […]