Saddleseat help
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding

Saddleseat help

This is a discussion on Saddleseat help within the English Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Ride saddleseat with martingale
  • Saddleseat posting tips

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-19-2009, 06:41 PM
  #1
Weanling
Saddleseat help

My friend asked me to exercise her 6 year old Saddlebred (Dancer) tomorrow. I've ridden Dancer before saddleseat, but I sucked. There's a show tomorrow and could anyone give me any tips so I don't embarass myself in front of everyone (big show) I tried posting last time and it was SO hard and I looked pathetic.

P.S. Anyone know how to put on a german martingale?

Thanks!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-22-2009, 11:56 PM
  #2
Weanling
It is hard to say without knowing the horse. Keep in mind that SS horses are very much "go forward." Whereas with hunt/western horses you are more inclined to keep the horse slower and less reactive, many SS horses are not like that, just go with the horse and ride. Hands are up a bit higher, depending on the horse you lower leg may stay off its sides. You sit further back in the saddle, you want your bum up against the cantle for the most part-doing so allows the horse to really come up and back to you. I have only been riding SS for a year, although I have been riding for many years, so I probably am not as much help as others will be.

Are you exercising the horse at a show?
     

Tags
saddleseat

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saddleseat- How has this not been outlawed? thepie24 Horse Breeds 144 01-22-2012 10:22 AM
two saddleseat show jackets. breezeypoo<3 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 06-07-2008 10:50 PM
Saddleseat...What type of horse? RareExistance Horse Training 8 11-08-2007 10:16 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0