Who Wants to Go Mudding?

Rio and I had a lesson filled weekend to prep for our upcoming show this week. He had a light Thursday and Friday due to his little colic scare, but we hit the ground running on Saturday. Our lesson Saturday with Trainer Stacie was a private, which allowed us to really focus on my position and how it effects Rio. My “go-to” position is a 2 point. A stiff 2 point where I tend to automatically focus more on perfect equitation then actually feeling what my horse is giving me and being soft and elastic. Of course, at the show I am going to be more nervous which will translate to even more stiffness, so I don’t expect to have that whole relaxed thing down by the show, but hopefully it will be a little better.

Must relax and try to be more elastic!
Continue Reading