RISING TROT - TOP OF THE RISE
a) She is gripping with her knees for balance. This leads to her legs rising and her heels lifting. She is still holding onto the strap to balance and her lips are tight as she struggles to balance.
b) By lesson three she is rising lightly and staying with the movement. Her arms are relaxed and moving with the horse's mouth. The horse's ears are focussing on her and her expression is relaxed.