Dear Jessica, I once heard you give someone a mnemonic device for remembering the order of the dressage arena letters. I'm moving to a new barn where nobody else does dressage, but I have permission to put letters up all around the arena for my own use. I have flat letters that I can tack to the walls. I'm very excited about this but want to be sure that I get them all in the right order, and I am just no good with lists of letters or numbers, they have to correspond to something or I can't remember them at all. At the clinic where I was auditing, you told someone that they could remember the small arena with "All King Edward's Horses..." something something something. I forgot. I wasn't riding dressage very seriously back then, but now I am a lot more interested. This arena is big enough to put the other 4 letters in, but where do they go and how can I remember them please? I can't even remember the other 4 letters. Thank you! Ronnie
The other 4 letters are quite easy to remember: just think R.S.V.P.
As for adding them to the arena, no worries, you'll just need a longer mnemonic. Here's one that works for me:
"All King Victor Emmanuel's Show Horses Can Make Really Beautiful People Fall"
There are probably better ones out there, but I find these easy to remember. If you invent one that works well for you, let me know what it is!
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