Originally Posted by english_rider144
I'd probably do what I was tought. Since you have problems though idk if it will work. I was told to stand on something and let your heel hang off. Practice putting your heels down correctly and just keep working on it at night.
I actually need less flexibility in my heels. My heel goes so far down that I actually drop out of the stirrup all together. So I compensate by either pinching with my knees or keeping my foot flat in the stirrup, both of which are bad.
Edit: Maybe I should get pictures, my explanation here sucks.