Canter Departure

Learning Horses Archive on January 29, 2008, 7:24

Today is my 6th ride with Lily, I rode her twice at Simrat's and this is our 4th ride here at Synergy Stables. I would have liked to have ridden her more, but I got a little discouraged by the sliding saddle and the time it takes. I have since solved that problem, so no such worries.

Keep in mind as I write this I have spent less than 5% of my time riding on a walk/trot/canter horse and probably less than .05% of my time cantering. Paso Finos can be very funny when they canter and mine are no exception. So cantering has always been perplexing, especially when I can't get