Friday, October 10, 2008

Videographer a railing this time

Here's another video of Willow, this one from Wednesday night. It's still not very clear, but I think we're a little less itty bitty. It was a cold night, and she'd had two days off, so she was somewhat tense from time to time. Overall, though, her frame is much improved.

There's one lengthening on here that makes my heart glad, and the leg yields at the end are big and rhythmic. You can see that she's a little tense throughout the canter work, but at times she was very much on my seat in canter.

Still gotta work on throughness, but then, who doesn't?


For all of you who have been waiting with bated breath for an update on my carport project, you're in luck! I worked all day on Sunday. As carports go, I think mine is now quite beautiful.

Before:



After:


I realized as I was uploading the pictures that Sam the dog is standing in the exact same place in both, at the top of the staircase, peering out between the handrails. Don't worry, he did move about during the 8-hour project.

5 comments:

Nuzzling Muzzles said...

I can see by watching your video what my instructor is trying to get me to do. You have your horse under so much control that its frame is solid and only the legs are moving. I'm working on being more aware of what my horse is doing with its head and mouth.

Chris said...

Will be back to watch the video when time permits... the carport looks great!

Erica said...

Very nice with the carport! I'm sure Sam was doing his part during the day long project.

Back in the saddle said...

Great extended trot! And that straightness through the leg yield.... Wow! You have a great seat too. I can't wait to be as good as you are!

Millionaire in the making said...

Dog in the same place - so cute! Like one of those comparison photo games. Find the 85 changes :)