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    08-22-2012, 02:20 PM
Green Broke
Well first of all you need to come talk to my bf and convince him to even sit in my dressage saddle, getting him to ride in it would be a huge plus.

I am really kicking myself lately for not really working on my seat and leg position when I had lessons. I had a good instructor but I hated dressage at the time so never really focused on it. I really regret that now as I was paying paying pennies for lessons then. My leg/hip is my weakest point.

Lots of stretches, yoga would be very good.
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    08-22-2012, 02:34 PM
Green Broke
What would I do If I could start over?

I would take up bike riding!
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    08-22-2012, 07:07 PM
I'd want to have lunge lessons with a well trained but quiet horse, with a trainer that actually corrected me. In the first 5 years that I was riding I would ride with my toes waywayway out and I was never once corrected for it. Once I started trying to change that it was hard on my knees (despite trying to rate my thigh inwards not my feet) and I still need to really, really concentrate on keeping my feet facing foreward at all times. If I could have just been corrected on that in the first few years everything would be much easier. :)

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