It dawned sunny and bright, still bloody cold at -9 but a day of promise. By this afternoon I was riding in far less than I have done for weeks and it was +9, hope it holds!
Moo was great and we did our in-hand warm up with some massage in motion; he seems very happy to let me get into his tight neck muscles. I managed to do a bit of trot work today as the school had defrosted enough to venture outside of the 20m square I had kept nicely frost free for the last few days. He is really unlocking his neck in the stretches now and I'm getting a really good feeling in the Indian bosal, very positive all round. Leg stretches after riding to round off a good day.
Later this week I'll get back into the work with Chapsi, he's been just ticking over for two weeks as I don't want to blow his brain by pushing too much too soon.