Learning To Trust

I’ve now had two lessons on William since he moved to Applewood.  Already, I’m getting more used to riding him, and my confidence is growing again.  I did have one of Misty’s working students ride him for the first time right after moving to Applewood, just in case because I’m a weenie, and then had her other working student ride him again after all the jumps were rearranged, also just in case because I’m a weenie.  Both times, William didn’t bat an eye at anything, of course.  So, once I was convinced that William wouldn’t spook at any of the jumps, I felt better about jumping him myself.

William on the morning of our first lesson at Applewood. So handsome!

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