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 […]
“Supple with your hands and go. Don’t stop riding! Raise your chest. Regulate the rhythm. Everything from the lower leg in the rhythm, if you do it out of rhythm you will make him trot. Supple him, keep him round, walk. Lean back. Don’t pull back. Length the neck. Stop leaning forward. Isolation, keep your […]