“Think laterally. If you do you’re sure to be successful in whatever you do.” This piece of advice was given to me recently by a lady very successful in her career, and it got me thinking about how that can be applied to riding. As riders we use the word ‘laterally’ a lot. In training we talk about working our horses laterally (i.e training horses not only to move straight forward but also in sideways movements). But what about us as riders, are we thinking laterally? Thinking laterally is...