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ElaineS
Equestrian Inspirer
19/03/24-16:52

Taking a Step Back to Move Forward

After I had my son at the end of January, I was so excited to be getting back in the saddle. Life had some other plans and we have to take a step back once again. After almost a year of confusion about why my horse, Max, was struggling with his balance and toe dragging and leaning into corners, we finally have some answers. He likely has been dealing with EPM for quite some time, but thankfully, with some medication and lots of love and time, he will most likely be back even better than before. Itโ€™s hard to get back on the ground after such a long break and Iโ€™m upset I didnโ€™t know he was sick any earlier, but Iโ€™m so glad weโ€™re finally in a place to really make progress and help Max be and feel his very best. Itโ€™s a good reminder that you donโ€™t know what you donโ€™t know and you canโ€™t beat yourself up over something you donโ€™t know. We can only keep trying to learn and do better for our partners. And sometimes taking a step back means that youโ€™re able to fly later. ๐Ÿฆ„
Taking a Step Back to Move Forward