Equestrian topics

Getting to the canter

Picture from http://www.mayvillelodge.com
Picture from http://www.mayvillelodge.com

Last Wednesday Laura showed us how to canter. The problem is that, when the horse freaks out and canters itself, I am relaxed and enjoy the ride, but when I am asked by an instructor to get to the canter, I get panicked and lose balance.

Tonight I decided to get over my fear and give a message to my subconscious that there’s nothing wrong with going faster with a horse, as far as I know what I’m doing. It’s been over a year since I began to ride, so I guess it’s about time!

So, I started to watch videos which will help me understand this challenging -but amazing- pace:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies.  Learn more