Changes of different kinds

Dressage Mom Archive on June 11, 2010, 13:30

Changes of the Horse Kind -

Little Albert and I have been working on flying lead changes. It it hard for both of us, because I've never tried to teach a horse to do these before. My trainer taught my horse to do them over six weeks when I had hurt my back and couldn't ride, so I never had the experience. Let me tell you it's mush easier if the horse already knows how to do them!

The problem is he knows how to do them. He's just anxious about them , and would rather panic and avoid the whole situation. At first he would just throw his head in the air and