Flat Lesson Update

I was planning to write about my jump lesson this past Saturday today, but I had an awesome flat lesson last night so I want to re-hash it before I forget the details.

The large majority of my lessons are jump lessons. That being said, the first 10-15 minutes of every jump lesson is flat work, but since almost all my lessons are groups, there isn’t a ton of time for super individualized attention/discussion without slowing the whole group down. I have a fairly strong flat work background, so even though Rio is undeniably one of the greener horses at my barn, I don’t tend to struggle with the flat portion of our lessons very often, but I also don’t always feel like we are getting the best possible quality of work.

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