January 24, 2008

First ride on Ruby

Ruby arrived last night after a long day of float journeys, so today was my first chance to have a ride on her. She was pretty laid back while we walked out into one of the paddocks and got started:
And she stayed rather laid back! Between Ruby being a bit tubby and unfit, and me trying to get to grips with a different saddle I'm sure we made quite the pair. I did get off her back for the canters, and she was super chilled about it:
Tomorrow we work on impulsion!