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Read Serena's full blog post on her time with us here: https://talsgal.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/acceptance-we-is-who-we-are/

Every day of the four days I did some canter work and as ugly and messy as the first day was, eventually I found my seat, found my transitions and most importantly found the joy (side note – laughter can be used as downward transition aid). There was no dragon in the horses belly threatening to explode or bolt, and once I realized this was able to relax and enjoy it while keeping my comfort zone at least in sight.

Aside from meeting some wonderful people and horses, the other piece that I came home with is a greater appreciation for the competency flow:

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