Clinic report from Kaya M:
Alder, yet again, was an all-star in the clinic! Joel started out the weekend riding him as he had some time off right after training due to sickness. By the end of the weekend, five different people had ridden him, being flagged around the round pen. Alder is the greenest horse I’ve ever ridden at SAFE, so I had a lot to learn about how to help him figure things out. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to learn on such a thoughtful and patient guy. We still need to work on getting a balanced trot without trying to break into the canter and his front quarters need some more work. Bridling is also going to take some time and patience on my part since he has a hard time taking the bit, but I’m confident that we’ll figure these things out! I’m looking forward to working with Alder for as much time as we have together.