Wednesday, October 20, 2010

10-14-10 Ransom Back

After his well-earned vacation, Ransom and I gathered ourselves dressage, and headed to the arena. It was to be his first day back, and I promised him one thing..

If he'd stay light on the bit, head low, and respond to light pressure, I'd not ride collected. I'd keep a long rein, light hands.

We played for about 25 minutes, focusing on forward without speedy, and gentle, sweeping turns. I didn't expect perfect, and Ransom met his end of the deal.

Refreshing... to come off an intense two-day show, give the sweet man three days off, and find Ransom just as I left him - ready for action.

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