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post #11 of 14 Old 03-07-2008, 01:43 AM
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I'm not sure what is ultimately causing the mobility in your position. I really looks unnatural.
Do you have the chance to do a lot of non-stirrup work? maybe it's a problem with lower leg and back musculature which makes it difficult for you to maintain a quiet position.
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post #12 of 14 Old 03-07-2008, 09:46 AM Thread Starter
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I do have back/ab problems. Even with an instructor watching me do ab exercises like crunches and all different types of ab exercises, making sure my movements are correct I never feel it in my abs, I only feel it in my back.
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post #13 of 14 Old 03-07-2008, 10:33 AM
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Have you had the chance to work with different trainers? Maybe it's the teaching style of your current instructor that just doesnt work well with your learning style. It sounds like your instructor is a younger lady/fellow? with not the teaching experience that you might require.

Good for you for working out. I wish more riders would follow that example.
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post #14 of 14 Old 03-07-2008, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks but my trainer is fabulous with tons of experience in many high ranking shows. Me and my horse are doing fabulous under him, I just gotta start working a little harder on my position
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