Re: Training when you can't train (injured newbie)?
At least with the donkeys you do not need an intruder alarm or a wake up call.
Rainy looks like a good horse to joust with...
For your injury, I will be a little bit like Rousseau (I.e. give advise that I do not follow myself). It much better to give it time to heal and rest that trying to train too early.
That being said develop muscles to protect your articulations is not a bad idea.
Just have been hit by a coronel from a solid lance on the upper right thigh, thanks to BSS and guard work, It is only a big bruise.