On Tuesday I had a riding lesson on Rondo, and jumped him (for real) for the first time.
I say "for real" because back before V. started leasing him, when he was still really green, I hopped him over a jump a couple of times... but it wasn't really
jumping. It was more like kick, kick, kicking to get him over the jump (he wasn't shod at the time and we didn't know yet that he was footsore all the time), and he would either stop right before it and do a little hop over it, plow straight through the poles, or go around. I don't think I ever did an actual, successful jump on him, and we gave up because he was so green and so obviously uninterested.
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