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    04-09-2014, 09:13 PM
  #21
Foal
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Originally Posted by Yogiwick    
You sit up very straight (good!) but it looks like you may post really big. Also work on bending your elbow... You look like you are trying too hard. Your arm goes from completely straight to 90% straight in all those pics (and similar in first post)

I envy your posture lol

I would say your biggest weaknesses are arm position and that you seem to be ahead of him.

He makes a lovely English horse and looks happier lol. He seems to like the bit (how does he feel?) and looks to be relaxed and forward and moving into the bit whereas before he looked to be sucking back and like the bit was too much.

There's no reason you couldn't use that bit for western also. The curb gives him the "headset" but true collection is so much more and I prefer the way he looks in the more recent pictures and is a step forward towards true collection.

Thank you for the critique, yes my trainer said my weakest thing is arm position I am working on that, and he feels relaxed and happy its just a simple snaffle, I had a lesson today and am seeing a major improvement and he's starting to get his headset in a more natural way (: I will keep this forum updated (:
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    04-10-2014, 02:16 PM
  #22
Trained
Yes would love the updates!! You two are a good match and have the right attitude. Whether you focus only on dressage going forward or go back to western what you learn will only help you (and I'm glad he likes the bit, it can be your "go to" for pretty much anything) and having fun is the most important thing.

Looking forward to updates :)
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    04-13-2014, 11:54 PM
  #23
Foal
Well I said i'd keep this updated, but my camera died and I was only able to get one pic. Anyway I had a lesson and we are improving his trot is getting bigger and faster and he is carrying himself very nicely! Ill try to get some updated pics up soon (:
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    04-16-2014, 11:12 PM
  #24
Foal
Well we had another lesson today and wow was he awesome, my trainer rode him now time for pics enjoy (:
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    04-17-2014, 06:35 PM
  #25
Trained
Such a big difference already!! He looks great!
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    04-27-2014, 01:31 AM
  #26
Foal
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Well my boy is just better and better every day, un believable im shocked he is juut become so amazing couldnt be any more happier with his progress!! But yet people are still trying to pull us down lately I've gotten some pretty nasty comments and its hurtful but you know what actions will scream louder then words they wanna hate just wait when were in that show ring proving them all wrong (:
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    04-27-2014, 01:56 AM
  #27
Showing
See? I told you so!

Elbows in, hands up!
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    05-01-2014, 08:37 PM
  #28
Foal
UPDATE: Still doing awesome!! Will post video let me know what you think (: I am riding him in the video
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    06-04-2014, 10:26 PM
  #29
Showing
Sorry, that video is so "jumpy" I can not tell much from it.
     
    06-04-2014, 11:29 PM
  #30
Trained
Again, hard to tell, I see improvement, and think you guys look good, but hard to give a critique.

One thing I do see is how relaxed AND FORWARD he looks!!! And happy!! Awesome!!! I remember the previous video of attempting forward, he has come a long way! And I love the fact that he is relaxed and happy doing it. I think he was just stuck behind your leg and the bit was keeping him there, but this new horse - you can definitely work with that!!

Remember-


Loving the updates!
     



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