|Looking ahead to Spring while living "in the moment"!|
I did not approach this lesson as care-free as my last. No, this lesson had bouts of anxiety interspaced with excitement.
It was snowing and I began to hope that the Eventing Trainer would cancel because of the winter weather advisory. "Next week... yes! Next week would be better for me." was the prevailing thought running through my head... "next week". And, in true eventer fashion, she made it, snow storm and all, making my "next week" into today!
|Snow covered dressage arena|
Spring is coming!
And we jumped... she was enthusiastically erratic, eager to jump but twitchy as the zombies reached out from under the jumps to caress her belly. I worked on our mantra - Rhythm and Flow... rhythm and flow. It worked like magic as we did our last line spot-on perfect. I sat up and softly cooed whoa and she slowed just enough to jump the last jump in perfect stride. I felt like a million bucks...
|Just between us girls, huh?|
And, do you know what? I'm ready for those bigger jumps. Although, I'm not ready to actually tell my trainer my little secret. So, if you know who she is... keep this between ourselves... ;)
It's gonna be a good year!