Sizing Things Up.......The Ride.........

MiKael's Mania - Arabian Horses Archive on October 14, 2010, 23:41

Part 1

In addition to not travelling square, each time I put my legs on the Arabian horse to push him into the bridle, Storm speeded up and popped his head into the air. I could wiggle my fingers to get his head down but as far as the horse was concerned putting his head down did not include driving forward and through the bit. The horse had clearly been ridden off a rider's hands with little if any leg.

Of course these issues all got exaggerated at the jog. Trying to block a dropped shoulder was pointless. The horse was all over the place and I could not get