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        10-24-2009, 02:25 AM
      #1
    Weanling
    I need criteque

    Here is a video of me I need help on what to work on!!

         
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        10-24-2009, 07:21 AM
      #2
    Yearling
    -You need to bring your hands back, bend your elbows, and lower your hands.
    -Turn your toes in and bring your legs back so there is a line from your shoulder, hip, heel.
    -keep working on the lunge to help your balance and seat. I think you should remove your reins. If your not confident with it to start with you could use a neck strap to hold. You seem to be using them to steer and you shouldnt need to on the lunge.
         
        10-24-2009, 05:24 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ThatNinjaHorse    
    -You need to bring your hands back, bend your elbows, and lower your hands.
    -Turn your toes in and bring your legs back so there is a line from your shoulder, hip, heel.
    -keep working on the lunge to help your balance and seat. I think you should remove your reins. If your not confident with it to start with you could use a neck strap to hold. You seem to be using them to steer and you shouldn't need to on the lunge.
    I actually needed to do that my horse needs the support ( she has a bad habit of coming in to my trainer) and she need help to keep going on the lunge I know its weird but she is very confused because when she . But I am working on it with her she did really good today and
         
        10-24-2009, 05:26 PM
      #4
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ThatNinjaHorse    
    -You need to bring your hands back, bend your elbows, and lower your hands.
    -Turn your toes in and bring your legs back so there is a line from your shoulder, hip, heel.
    -keep working on the lunge to help your balance and seat. I think you should remove your reins. If your not confident with it to start with you could use a neck strap to hold. You seem to be using them to steer and you shouldn't need to on the lunge.
    Yeahi need to work on keeping my elbows bent. And I love that my friend videoed it so I could see the toes thin I have neared noticed.
         
        10-24-2009, 06:00 PM
      #5
    Weanling
    And yeah it was a balance exercize I did do a lot of other things in my lesson! I did not make the videos.
         
        10-24-2009, 11:23 PM
      #6
    Super Moderator
    Not bad! You need to bring your lower leg back a couple of inches and then as the others said, drop your hands a bit and loosen your reins enough that you can have some bend in your elbow. And make sure you pay attention to your diagonals! You are a really cute rider though. Good luck to you!
         
        10-25-2009, 03:07 PM
      #7
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by farmpony84    
    Not bad! You need to bring your lower leg back a couple of inches and then as the others said, drop your hands a bit and loosen your reins enough that you can have some bend in your elbow. And make sure you pay attention to your diagonals! You are a really cute rider though. Good luck to you!
    thanks I noticed my stupid diaganol too in the video thanks! I have been having this problem with my elbows.
    Keep the help coming
         
        10-25-2009, 03:32 PM
      #8
    Yearling
    Yes, I agree with all the others. I have also noticed that when you do the light seat, you tend to lean your hands on the horse's neck. I understand if you just do it in the beginning to balance, but in actual fact you must keep your hands off the horse's neck and shoulders.

    I have also come to notice that your stirrups seem uneven. Try to get them as even as possible, or else it may affect your horse's balance.

    Also try and keep your hands as still as you can when you rise to the trot, only allowing them to move WITH the horse's head, not with your body. Try holding onto a neckstrap while you practise keeping your hands still.

    Otherwise you have a lovely posture, and you move well with the horse when he canters, which is good. Your back is nice and straight and your heels are down. Carry on practising, and you could go very far.

    Well done. = )
         
        10-25-2009, 03:39 PM
      #9
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by flamingauburnmustang    
    Yes, I agree with all the others. I have also noticed that when you do the light seat, you tend to lean your hands on the horse's neck. I understand if you just do it in the beginning to balance, but in actual fact you must keep your hands off the horse's neck and shoulders.

    I have also come to notice that your stirrups seem uneven. Try to get them as even as possible, or else it may affect your horse's balance.

    Also try and keep your hands as still as you can when you rise to the trot, only allowing them to move WITH the horse's head, not with your body. Try holding onto a neckstrap while you practise keeping your hands still.

    Otherwise you have a lovely posture, and you move well with the horse when he canters, which is good. Your back is nice and straight and your heels are down. Carry on practising, and you could go very far.

    Well done. = )
    thanks I will work on it I am having hand iss
         
        10-25-2009, 03:43 PM
      #10
    Weanling
    Did any one notice may hands going side ways I did! Wow I need to fix all the little stuff!
    Keep the help comming
         

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