Originally Posted by kitten_Val
I may be wrong but I always thought posting is better for the horse's balance (when it's unbalanced) then bouncing on his back. 5 years old is pretty young, how long he's been under saddle and does he has any professional training at all?
Honestly, I would probably just unbalance him worse if I posted. I rode western most of my life so sitting the trot is a lot easier for me. He was broke out at 3 by my trainer for 2 months and before I bought him he was at my trainer's for a tune-up for 2 weeks.