Ground Exercise 2: Crossrail

Walk quietly, calmly, slowly over.  I keep gnawing at the jumps because, in the velvet darkness of the blackest night, there is a faint, flickering hope that he may yet cart my sorry ass around Prelim &/or over a mini-prix. Work: Yesterday, 1x, short walk but with dog for distraction. Today, 2x, slightly longer walk/ground exercises.Continue reading “Ground Exercise 2: Crossrail”

We begin. Again.

We are in the second week of short, in-hand walks around the pasture.  Given the combined talent of horse & rider, this is an astounding level of underachievement. The theory is to identify exercises where gold stars can be handed out by the fistful. The goal is to get back to a place where heContinue reading “We begin. Again.”