You show up to the barn with only 15 minutes until your lesson starts. You are still frustrated over a conversation that didn't go well at work, plus you didn't have time to cook dinner before going out to the barn…
You rush to get your horse out of the field. He doesn't seem to want to be caught, only adding to your frustration. When you get into the barn and start to hastily brush him and throw your saddle on he tosses his head and dances but your eyes are on the clock.
Finally, you get in the arena, only 10 minutes after your lesson was supposed to start but your horse seems to have a different idea about how your ride is going to go.
Does this sound familiar?
Watch the video below to learn more about how your pre-ride routine could be ruining your ride and how you can slow down for a better ride.