I apologize for not writing for the last few weeks. I have been so busy. I have literally spent almost everyday down at the farm. I have been having a hard time trying to think of things to teach Sharlie. Finally I came up with this list to try and do or work on before camp:
~ Back up by tail
~ Improve Falling Leaf pattern
~ Start moving into Level 4 online
~ Level 2/3 Liberty
But overall Sharlie's general attitude toward life has improved greatly. I'm proud of her because she has been so obedient. Calm, responsive, etc...
I have already started by teaching her backing her up by the tail. If I stand behind where she can see me and gently pull, have one hand up motioning backwards, and say "back" she will take a few steps back. Its touching because she doesn't want to run me over!! :P
Anyway, I will update you again soon. I'm thinking about trying to canter with Sharlie and the new saddle soon.....