Not at all. It is highly likely that the rear wheel of your free rider is could still be in 'scooter' mode, which keeps it in a fixed position.
When using the free rider as a buggy board you can change the wheel to a full swivel castor. To do this you pull the wheel down, and turn it around. The following pages on our website may help to explain this:
Having the rear wheel on full swivel allows the free rider to turn easily with the buggy.