I have a spooky horse. She can make a 180 at any moment and g-force sometimes gets the better of me. I have learned how to get more control and what to do when we have to go past a scary object. It has helped my horse, but it has helped me even more.
TRT doesn’t only teach my horse in knowing what to do, I also know what to do. I have taken her out for a ride outside our arena, something I wouldn’t have done before. She has more courage and will even go in front on a long rein. We are still working on the sudden scary things and her reaction to that. And also getting back to relax modus after building up too much tension when riding, but we are getting there! 🙂
Some people can respond rather speptical when I bring the flag and bags into the arena. Some people still believe using a lot of pressure to make the horse go past an object is the correct way.