Is it October already?? Where has the year gone?
Blondie, headed out to paddock for some yummy grass
I stopped by the barn to ride Blondie on my way home tonight. D and R were there, loading up the horse trailers. I thought they were leaving earlier in the day, but the convoy doesn't head out until 8 this evening. It's a long drive and I'm glad I'm not going!
Blondie picked up the canter the first way, but we struggled the second. I finally let her run into it, just so we could call it quits. Back in the barn, D told me to start thinking of quarters instead of eighths on that side. She has a tough time picking it up, and I need to help her more. We'll try again tomorrow.
He also told me to kick dirt against the back door before I get on, since she keeps spooking back there. With the safety saddle, I'm not so rattled when she does it, and I have to learn to deal with her quirks, so I'm not going to make things easier on us yet.