|Dressed. And ready to...impress? Nah!|
So, alas, I give you day one.
Actually, I will briefly state that the evening before, my horse traveled well, and survived through the night (despite all of my negative thinking and nightmares).
|Ready to learn. And try not to die.|
Sprinklerbandit was on photography duty, water duty, health watch, etc...and she did so well! Day one started out with grid and course work. None of which I have ever done. And it was probably pretty obvious. Immediately, I changed my position based of what the clinician said, and felt a lot stronger. I never noticed that my hands were all over the place. I don't know how. I was also asked to change the length of my stirrups.
|Hey there thoroughbred, how about we canter in this large open field for the first time ever?|
|Pure skillz. We know you jealous.|
|How NOT to canter over raised poles.|
|Lattice jump? No biggie.|
|Open the chest and collarbones, practice keeping hands together...|
After I was able to catch my breath and hydrate, I came back over to join the group. And the coursework continued. Bacon tried hard and did her best at everything I asked. I was so proud of her!
|I just love this Bacon horse!|