Ciara Murphy Jumping | 13 Questions | 57 Answers

Would it better to ride my 17yo gelding 2 days in a row on the weekdays or two separate days ? I can only ride 2 days during the week + weekend :)

Would it better to ride my 17yo gelding 2 days in a row on the weekdays or two separate days ? I can only ride 2 days during the week + weekend :)
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Separate
I would ride two separate days so that the breaks weren't too long, I'd also look into a potential part lease where the other person rides once or twice a week (depending on his athleticism as a 17yo) so that he's got more consistent work.
Two separate days
Two separate days so that can rest and get back into it strong
I'd ride two days in a row. That way you can do lighter work on the first, as he will be coming back from a long period of no riding, and get him ready for a more intense ride on the next day.
separate
If he was my horse, I would ride 2 different days. But if possible I would try to turn him out the days I didn't ride, so he can stretch his legs!
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