Confident riding comes from confident horse training.
Relaxation is key.
Factors that do NOT build confident riders and those that do.
The main confident builders:
- Understanding the emotional level of the horse
- Learning how to raise and lower that level
- Understanding how the horse learns
- Learning how to apply the training principles
- Knowing how to break a lessons down
- Being able to judge when your horse is ready to ride
- Training your own horse