I don't know. I like the penning, roping, and stuff like that. Next season I may try some western show class just to get out in the arena for the experience. I need a lot of practice because I’m so new.
I had a lesson last night. I trot/jogged in a two point without stirrups for the first time. I also did a lot of two point without stirrups, the whole point being to build my lower body leg strength. I feel much less sore this morning.]
I'm still alive. I have been busy with the cold weather. Loping bare back WOW! I have all I can do with a trot at a two point in a western saddle. I gonna ride today unless the barn trainer puts me to work.
Wild boars are like many other (male) wild animals in that they will tangle over the affections of the fairer sex. Nature has however given them some additional padding over the fairer sex to prevent them from tearing each other to shreds. This bony cartiledge is most commonly referred to as the boar's shield. This armor helps prevent the tusks of mature males from penetrating into the vitals of their rivals (usually). I'd heard of such a thing before going on my first wild...