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post #11 of 34 Old 07-29-2013, 10:11 AM
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LOL

She tells me my boobs are headlights. That's to keep my upper body lined up for equitation.

"Gotta keep your headlights straight where you wanna go! Otherwise you'll be riding blind!"

LMAO! That's a good one.

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post #12 of 34 Old 07-29-2013, 10:23 AM
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One of the kids I give lessons to has a hard time keeping her thighs against the saddle. One day, she really had to pee, and was embarrassed to ask if she could go in the house to use the bathroom. I noticed how she was standing, obviously let her know it was OK to go in the house.

Next time she rode, I told her to ride like she had to pee. So every time I say her thighs start drifting away from the saddle I'd start yelling " I HAVE TO PEE!!"

And yes, I have done the potty dance while she's practicing at a show ;)

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post #13 of 34 Old 07-31-2013, 01:06 AM
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I had an instructor tell me 'heels down tits up' at lease once a day. Now Im not sure if he was trying to improve my riding or just wanted me to stick my tits out.. guess I will never know.
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post #14 of 34 Old 07-31-2013, 01:23 AM
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"kick his sides like you do your husband" one of his faves when I forget to use my legs ha ha
Also he has a couple more that I don't know if they are totally appropriate, but way funny!
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I've been told to rise at the trot when my boobs hit my face lol
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I've been told to rise at the trot when my boobs hit my face lol
Ummm I'm dense.... When does your boobs hit your face??
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post #17 of 34 Old 07-31-2013, 01:38 AM
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Ummm I'm dense.... When does your boobs hit your face??
LOL she was exaggerating
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post #18 of 34 Old 07-31-2013, 01:00 PM
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"You paid to use all the corners in this ring, you better ride down into them."

In regards to keeping your hands/thumbs up - "Pretend like you are holding a bird in each hand...if you don't close your fingers, they will fly away and if you ride with flat hands you are going to smash their heads together."

"Bring the girls to the party and stretch up."
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post #19 of 34 Old 08-03-2013, 10:58 AM
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When I was little and went on my first trail ride, my instructor asked me what my favorite food was, I said lasagna, so she compared the grass to lasagna, so I wouldn't let him eat.
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post #20 of 34 Old 08-05-2013, 11:05 AM
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If anyone in our class has our elbows out, our trainer tells us we have chicken wings. And to stop flapping them. LOL
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