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Monday, August 30, 2010
My 4 year old client is tolerating more and more movement that challenges her balance and postural control. Here she is shown pulling pins off the reins but she was also able to reach forward to remove pins high up on the mane. She is learning how to bear weight on her hands over the withers while going uphill and leaning back while going downhill. She was a bit leery but more tolerant of faceing sideways while the pony made numerous sharp turns and circles around the outdoor arena's jumps and was very brave while trotting facing backwards. I love doing therapy at Stone Ridge Farm in Haverhill. Everything there is so pretty and Charmer is such a good therapy pony.