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post #1 of 6 Old 05-13-2011, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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Still no clue about half-seat o.0

So I posted a thread about half seat and got really good answerss but im still confused :S Do you basically just hover over the saddle keeping your eg the same and lean over slightly?
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post #2 of 6 Old 05-13-2011, 05:52 PM
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Well a half seat or light seat I would say is exactly what you said. Standing slightly and leaning forward a tiny bit.
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Well a half seat or light seat I would say is exactly what you said. Standing slightly and leaning forward a tiny bit.
so like jumping position but less out off saddle and less exageratted?
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post #4 of 6 Old 05-13-2011, 06:10 PM
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Yes exactly! But keep your hands the same way. And keep your knees bent.

I hate doing light seat!! It killsss my back and I have to stand up totally straight to stretch it out XD
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Yes exactly! But keep your hands the same way. And keep your knees bent

I hate doing light seat!! It killsss my back and I have to stand up totally straight to stretch it out XD

I havent tried it yet and probably wont to I get new boots, I have just grasped canter and am starting to go out on hacks and to do so i need to learn half seat :)
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My computer has no sound so I dont knwo what she is saying, but it looked good.

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