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        10-03-2007, 09:56 PM

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        10-03-2007, 10:04 PM
    I'm not really an English rider but I think it looks pretty good. The jumps look little! At first I thought you were to far out of the saddl ebut then as I studied the pic more that thought left me! :) Like I said, the jumps look small so your horse looks pretty surprised!
        10-03-2007, 10:08 PM
    Haha thanks She's not my horse, I just ride her hehe. She was surprised! She was totally "chill" outside the ring, like half asleep. As soon as we got near a fence she was like "Oh dear, you want me to jump this? Alleee---ooop!" haha. Those fences were about 2'6 - I think she needs to do more around 3' now! Haha.
        10-04-2007, 08:09 AM
    All in all, it looks like she is tucking nicely even if she is jumping twice as high as the jump lol

    I see your lost stirrup in the first pic so I guess it is a little hard to critique but it kinda looks like you are either coming back to sit to soon or, you didnt have the 3 point seat happening properly. Tis hard to remember now im not looking at the pics though.

    I do agree with ya that it looks like your position looks a little off but in a lot of ways its hard to put my finger on exactly what so I am going to not say anymore about that :) if anything though (i just can't help myself) I would say keep your back straight and 'lean' a little lower but not in the neck. And maybe watch your arms a little. But all in all, you look like you're definitely on the right track :)

    Good luck :)

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