So this happened yesterday

Horsekaren

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Catering cob ... wait for the magic 😁

If you are lucky enough to watch this with sound Lol does anyone else get this excited riding “wow weeee”

He has had a week off due to my injury, lunged once and came back with that !!!!

Can’t thank everyone enough for all the advice on here , think it’s all coming together at last 😍
 

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Brilliant that is so much better and the best I have seen him move, well done:D

I would be inclined to do the first few canters off his back it helps them if they are a bit weak, I did it with one of mine when he had time off, I then just do a few strides sitting then off his back to get him forward then just gradually increase he found it much easier to stay in frame.
 

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Ah it's lovely that you're enjoying him so much :)
I think your plan to keep the variety in his work is going to really pay off.
When you get more canters like that I am sure you'll be able to use the freedom he develops in canter to get the same in trot. Working between trot and canter with plenty of forward thinking transitions is a great exercise.
 

Horsekaren

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I love your excitement 😂. He is completely changed, so relaxed, is that the vitamin E?
I can’t it is just the vit e as we are mixing things up massively but it has 100% helped. He feels so much more relaxed and less tense. I will keep him on it for good now, he just seems so happy in himself on it , mr chilled bags but really wanting to please!
 

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love the canter, keep it going, you can sit lightly when you start to school in canter, but for now i would carry on as you are and let it work its own magic while you have some fun and practice.

my neighbour often hears me screeching `polos`` (mints) and `yes!!!!!!`so don`t worry too much!
 
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