Lesson Plan

Learning Horses Archive on September 1, 2007, 6:53


Walter Zettl writes in his book Dressage in Harmony that you should always start with a lesson plan of what you wish to work on. He argues that if you really want to study and focus on learning, you must plan for what it is you wish to teach.

For years I took the 'willy nilly' approach to riding, often working on too many things and accomplishing very little. But now I am realizing that there is a flaw in the 'get on and ride' premise.

Although I haven't been planned in minute increments I am working on 'one step at a time', basically getting Tesoro's movements

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