Than again, maybe not

Dressage Mom Archive on February 6, 2008, 19:01

Unfortunately, watering and dragging the arena didn't solve the footing problem. It helped it a great deal, but Kaswyn was still struggling to trot through the deep spots, and there are a lot of them. Only one end, about a third, of the arena has decent depth of footing. The rest is too deep. Also, he was forced to change his length of stride depending on the footing, and that made it very difficult to tell if he was sound or not. Going off of his attitude and how the left lead canter felt when we were on the "good" footing, I have to say that he is sound. I think it would have been hard