Relax Rein, RIDING Transitions and Diagonals

Today I had a great lesson with Sarah Brady ** on her horse Angel, which she is kindly allowing me to achieve the rest of my Level 4 with! How cool is that?! Angel is a fantastic teacher. I can tell she is really going to teach me what it means to ride - not just to … Continue reading Relax Rein, RIDING Transitions and Diagonals

13 Things To Be Done With Excellence

Sarah Brady ** and I had a long talk the other day about what the road looks like getting to Pat. She patiently and enthusiastically answered all of my questions. Among those were: "Does it happen that Pat will take someone out of the Externship and ask them to stay and study with him? If … Continue reading 13 Things To Be Done With Excellence

A Valuable Lesson In Emotional Fitness

Today my second bridleless ride ever taught me a BIG lesson in emotional fitness. My friend had surprised me in the morning by saying: "Why not film your Level 4 Free Style today instead of tomorrow. One day won't change much." I thought about it and she wasn't wrong. I did all the tasks required with the … Continue reading A Valuable Lesson In Emotional Fitness

My First Bridleless Ride – Thank You Smart Cash!

This was our 9th session together and my first bridleless ride ever! After just filming Level 4 On Line the last session (watch our audition HERE), this trumps it again! I was quite nervous but it was so much fun! This awesome left-brain-introvert has been teaching me so much! I cannot thank the owner, Stefanie Czifra, … Continue reading My First Bridleless Ride – Thank You Smart Cash!