"Ima show you how [ great ] I am!"

READ PLEASE. Okay so this quote means so much to me at the moment. For a long time I have listened to what people have said about my riding and I have been upset by a lot of it, even leading me to change yards. Eventually I realised that I should stop caring what they say, I was making a lot of mistakes and falling off, not really any more than anyone else but it felt like that, my riding confidence and outlook just seemed so dull... I loved horses and riding but it was losing the thrill it had used to give me. I let those people get to me. I moved to a new yard (Woodside Equestrian) because an instructor who I used to get taught by had taken it over. My riding has really improved since I started there and also I came to care less and less about what people think. However I still beat myself up so much if I make mistakes or fall off for stupid reasons. A lot of these clips were taken from my lesson two days ago (22/6/11) and I seriously have not ridden so badly in a long time. I was really ill and I still rode against my dear mothers advice and I really regret it. I was all over the place, eventually falling off at a small spread during the show. I got numerous refusals which were my fault. I was getting tired really easily and Toby is a big, strong horse but I just couldnt get with him or control him at all... I haven't felt this bad in a long time, I feel as if I made a massive fool of myself in front of everyone. It was really just a bad day... :/ But then I found ...

 

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