Dos and don’ts
Horse’s comfort and confidence
Approach and retreat
Half Mount/Full Mount/Dismounts
Stand 1 minute, flex, then back up
Really focus on physical pressure from the ground this week making sure to place your hands where your feet will be when riding. Look for lightness! Study up on the different types of bits and bridles available and what their purposes are. Bring pictures and info. Next session!
Look up the different types of saddles and the parts of a saddle on the internet or books. What type of saddle do you like most? Learn them and bring pictures with you to the next session.