I am still loving the book Effective Teaching and Riding……marveling at the fact that I could find in print the idea of muscle memory! And, also in print, acknowledging that the primary learning process involved in riding has more to do with the subconscious that the rational conscious mind.
So again, the subconscious mind and our patterns of interaction have a huge part in influencing our ability to learn to ride and how we communicate with our horses. Mentioned in the book is the power of visualization. It’s so awesome to see all of these ideas and theories in print. I think I shall go read some more…..