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post #1 of 7 Old 02-18-2012, 05:33 PM Thread Starter
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i feel horrible

I had my first lesson yesturday the first in 2 years and I feel horrible, I couldnt keep my posting trot, at first I was all over the place and couldnt even post but by the end It was a 360, I could post without being all over the place but still would loose everything and had to stop. anybody restarting had this problem?
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-18-2012, 05:53 PM
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Yes. I started riding a year ago after about a 35 year break.

I was a mess and rougher than a cob. Keep at it, it does get better with time in the saddle and good instruction.
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post #3 of 7 Old 02-18-2012, 08:09 PM
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Starting riding again at age 28 after a 20 year break. Couldn't post to save my life for the first few weeks.

You just have to see your distance...you don't have to like it.
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-18-2012, 08:31 PM
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I was only off for a year due to an injury and was a floppy mess. Don't worry about it, just keep going. You're only being hard on yourself because you know what you're supposed to do, even if your muscles pretend they don't.

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post #5 of 7 Old 02-19-2012, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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thanks! i know that im supposed to do everything but my body wont let me
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-19-2012, 11:32 AM
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keep it up ! good luck in your future lessons, you will get it =]

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post #7 of 7 Old 03-16-2012, 09:51 AM
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I've coming back after a 6 year break and going from hunter to dressage, but only now is my posting feeling a little better after a month of lessons. At first I kept getting the wrong diagonals, my legs felt like they where swinging all over the place and I kept sitting too forward (all those years of doing hunter). Good Luck with your lessons!
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