Last Thursday, after husband lounged Riva for me, I asked for trot when I was walking her out. Felt ok. Which lead to last Friday, asking for canter while walking her out - again, felt fine.
Lex rode her for me Saturday night and again before I got on on Sunday night. She ran her thru Training Level Test 3, and she looked very good - esp the stretchy trot circle.
Few pics from last nights ride:
I can tell my core is not as solid as pre-surgery, but I know I can get that back. I need to get my leg back underneath me - again, probably a core strength issue. Bend my elbows and shorten the reins. Watch that damn lean to the left! But it felt great to really ride again.