Book Reviews: Creative Cavalletti and Brain Training

I’ve had a lot of extra time on my hands lately with several flights, so I took the time to get through a couple of books. This is huge for me! As a writer, I feel like I should be reading more, but I just don’t have the time (plus I love Netflix!).

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While chatting with a co-worker about my accident this fall, she recommended “Brain Training For Riders” by Andrea Monsarrat Waldo. She said she even kept a copy in her truck to read during downtime at events.

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A Quick Bear Update

On this horrible, rainy afternoon when I was supposed to be taking Bear to his first cross-country schooling, I’m stuck inside instead. When will this horrible weather ever end?

Lisa and I found an indoor to go to today instead but when I brought Bear in to get ready, he’d pulled a shoe in the insane mud we have. Ahhh! I want to scream.

I’m itching to get out of the ring and to start taking Bear to some shows, and I feel so behind at this point.

OK, rant over. I was able to get to a lesson on Friday at an indoor and he was quite good. We bumped up the fences to close to beginner novice height and he had no problems.

I had my dad video a flat lesson last week and a jump school I did at home, so here’s a short video.

I’m off to The Fork this week, and I’m hoping it will be drier!