Then there was the clumsy mounting (shaking the saddle, hauling up very slowly and awkwardly, dragging a foot across her rump), leaning forward to grab her ears, sitting sideway or backwards in the saddle...just things like that. Will held her for most of the time because I wasn't sure how she'd do, but once she got the idea that she wasn't supposed to do anything other than stand she spent most of her time yawning. XD
And I'm sure that that was way more information than you needed. XD
We only rode for about 20 minutes, but by the end of that time Violet was sweating under the saddle and I was breaking out in more than a light sweat myself. Darn this humidity...so now I've retreated inside to plot my evening ride on Colletta. Mwahahaha...
Leaving you with that thought,