But the wind sure can blow in OK.
Friday riding plans were foiled by mega rain in the morning. My freshly disked arena soaked up the water.....
Kathy/Call and I/Splash joined Patty for the party lesson on Sat. - Carol J joined in a bit at first on her beautiful appy filly (what a mover). Splash was moving out a little better but was like riding a snake. We worked on STRAIGHT at the walk and then trot and Splash tried his best to drop his shoulder and slop sideways either direction every 3 strides. We progressed and things got a little better at the trot. Kathy took Call out of the lesson before any canter work because she seems to have a sore shoulder. Splash and I worked on canter departs (promptness) and Splash took leads correctly. Then we did simple changes and transitions from circle to straight-line and Splash worked fairly well. The main excitement was when he stumbled in the corner by K and I lost both stirrups and my seat but somehow didn't fall off (always a plus). We continued work after I calmed my heart rate.
The wind was back on Sunday but the temp was perfect and the sun was shining. Kale was home so we tried a little ride just for fun. The arena footing was like working in cake - not wet exactly (except in spots) but heavy and soft from the disking. Splash broke a sweat at the walk. We finished with a trail ride out front and back. It was fun to see Kale back in a saddle.