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post #1 of 6 Old 04-04-2012, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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Arrow Critique My Riding?? :)

Hi!
I'm riding Chance. Theres two different days in this video. The first part was a few days ago and the second part was just yesterday. Please be harsh if you must. I want as much critique as I can get! Also, any ideas of what exercises you think would help us in the arena??

Thank you so much guys!!!

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-04-2012, 10:33 PM
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It's really hard to see due to the darkness. Next time be sure the videographer stands with the light to her/his back, not looking toward the light.

Honestly, I just cannot see enought to give you any thoughtful critique.
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post #3 of 6 Old 04-04-2012, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
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You might want to look through the video. The lighting is the worst in the beginning. Its alright towards the ending.
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You don't look bad, at all. Your horse looks like a dandy.

I wonder how it would change your seat if you raised your stirrups one hole? You appear to be reaching for them at times.
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Alright thanks! I'll raise them a hole tonight and see how it is:)
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post #6 of 6 Old 04-05-2012, 04:13 PM
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You look really great!
Nice quiet hands/arms. You need to turn your toes in. I would try an relax from your knees down.
Sometimes your post looks a bit exaggerated (in the beginning of the vid esp.) and you are a tad heavy at the canter. Use some hip to move with it.
Keep up the great work!

You can get a lot further with a ladder than you can with crutches!!
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