Getting to the canter

Last Wednesday Laura showed us how to canter. The problem is that, when the horse freaks out and canters itself, I am relaxed and enjoy the ride, but when I am asked by an instructor to get to the canter, I get panicked and lose balance.

Tonight I decided to get over my fear and give a message to my subconscious that there’s nothing wrong with going faster with a horse, as far as I know what I’m doing. It’s been over a year since I began to ride, so I guess it’s about time!

So, I started to watch videos which will help me understand this challenging -but amazing- pace:

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