This is the first entry for my new series 'Gridwork with Grady'
I wrote this blog over a year ago on another site that I am no longer maintaining. I love the content and wanted to share it again.
I have often said that choosing and keeping the right trainer is like dating. When you first start riding, you probably pick the first one you find, not knowing what to look for. As you start to learn a little more about the sport, you begin to broaden your horizons. It may be that your... Continue Reading →
I didn't get there by mistake. It's good to improve a little with every ride, but what was I thinking trying to look like Edward Gal and Totalis overnight when I got there looking like Melissa Wanstreet and Petite Belle?
Looking back, I realize how I only delayed my own progress by listening to the voices in my head that told me "I can't."
You just taught your horse the most valuable lesson of it's career. MOVE AWAY FROM PRESSURE and don't fall back on it.