"Identifying where we have deficits is not about making ourselves feel bad or proving how inept we are. Rather, it is about finding areas we can improve and identifying exactly what need to be improved." - Shana Ritter artisticdressage.com
"Try to break complex tasks down into smaller intermediary steps. If the horse struggles with one particular step, try to break it down into even smaller steps, if possible." - Thomas Ritter artisticdressage.com
"Every time we do anything or change anything, the horse will respond by becoming either better or worse. Through thoughtful experimentation we can learn from our horse what makes him better and what makes him worse.