Ride A Test

Learning Horses Archive on March 10, 2008, 4:03

Today I went to Beautiful Gaits farm and did my first Ride A Test. In Dressage you ride different tests in different levels. In the US there are two introductory levels to the lower levels of dressage (1-4th). There are several tests for each of the levels, but at the very very very beginning before you get all fancy, you start with Introductory A.

And that, is what I did today with Lily. It is a very simple pattern, probably taking me 3 minutes and the 15 minutes that followed were some of the best I have ever had in all horse activities. Usually