If we never practice it, she’ll never get this one down.
If we don’t practice it correctly, it won’t happen either.
If I just avoid it, see above.
So, I’ve just had to get on with it.
Setting up, on the aids, making sure she’s forward. Check.
For this to ever happen, the outside seatbone, hip, shoulders, everything, has to swivel in. Not straight! (Or it will be sort of a leg yield version down the long side.) This is really difficult, when you think you’re doing it, but find out you’re still straight!
Monday morning, Valiosa was as sound as ever. The small tender spot from Friday was history.
I’m leery of letting her roll on the narrower grass spot now though. Just in case she’d want to cozy up next to the concrete planter again…