During my lessons on the school horses, I can put them on the bit really well in the walk, and can control them (i.e keep their head down and give some rein when its down)
But whenever I trot or canter, I struggle soo much in keeping my hands still and in the same spot and its a constant battle of getting their head down, good spot, then my hands move, they get more rein so they move their head up, I take it back down etc etc.
Has anyone got any tips on keeping their hands nice and still and in the right position? Sometimes as practise my instructor will get me to hold onto the edge of the saddle blanket while trot/canter to keep my hands there, and the horse just holds their head sooooo well when I have them still like that. But I just can't seem to do it otherwise. Its not like my hands are flying all over the place, they just move in a very subtle way and I hardly notice it.
Thanks in advance.