I have been riding on light (to no) contact for, oh, about 9-12 months now. Until the last few weeks, when Barbara shortened my reins, and taught me to pulse the reins to get Ransom collected.
Now, I'm noticing something. Sitting at my work desk, typing away a series of emails and work reports, I noticed..
Rough skin on my fingers
outside edge of index finger
side knuckle edge between my ring fingers & pinkies
Someone tell me now how that happened?!? Gosh darn it.. dressage-fingers, or something like that. Gonna have to find some lightly colored lightweight gloves or something, all this riding "nonsense" continues..
*laugh giggle laugh*