Good Albert

Dressage Mom Archive on February 6, 2009, 2:36

I had limited time tonight to ride, and I started with Albert as usual. He is really doing much better with bending to the right and being more straight at the canter on the right lead. It's hard for him to unlock that side, but now he knows what he's supposed to do so when he slips back into the old habit all I have to do is shift my weight to the left, bump him with my right leg, and close my right hand. Then he gives on the right and gets softer.

He's also getting better with the leg yields. He used to get tense and blocked in his neck, but now I'm able to unlock him, make