Serena Williams will never try to “understand” her racquet! Jordan Speith will not be trying to develop a “spiritual relationship” with his putter. Manchester United is a team made up entirely of humans who can speak to one another and be spoken to by their coach. The relationship between a horse and rider is completely different from any of these. This is a team made up of a human and an equine. Two different species. There is no other sport in existence that is like this.
If you are not a rider and not even interested in horses don’t click the “back” button just yet. There maybe something for you here.
Riding is not just about putting your leg here and your hand there and expecting the horse will respond like a machine. That is the road to frustration and disappointment. So how is the rider to go about communicating…
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