Can Someone Tell me Whats wrong with my Jumping Position???

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    10-23-2010, 12:06 AM
Can Someone Tell me Whats wrong with my Jumping Position???

I would like to know if anything is wrong and how I can change it thanks :)
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    10-23-2010, 12:20 AM
You are really limiting the horse's use of it's neck without a release. Your heel has to cone back under your hip, and you should discuss auto releases with your trainer. You should think about relaxing into your lower leg more and stabilize your position so you can use your legs, seat and hand independently without bracing. Shoulders back, elbows in.
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    10-23-2010, 12:33 AM
Yehh I though he was going to put another stride in but he's smarter than that and caught me off gaurd. Ill work on my release ill try to put another one up.
    10-23-2010, 09:09 AM
Green Broke
It appears that you ducked a bit to the right in this picture.

The horse has jumped hollow and flatish because he didnt have any freedom in his head and neck. Your hands should be about another 6" forward. Even if you thought he was going to put in another stride, you have to go forward with your horse. It looks like he was right in choosing the spot that he did for take off, which is good, as if he had chipped in, I bet rails would have been down.
    10-25-2010, 04:08 PM
I would tell you, but first you have to post a photo of yourself...
    10-25-2010, 04:11 PM
Originally Posted by Snookeys    
I would tell you, but first you have to post a photo of yourself...
^ do you know this is not her?
    10-25-2010, 04:26 PM
Green Broke
Bring your leg under you more, you were thrown off balance because your leg was too far forward, and RELESE

    10-25-2010, 04:27 PM
You're heals aren't down, and you aren't giving enough with your hands. You kind of look all balled up, like you are cuddling under a blanket. Let your horse have more freedom with his head
    10-25-2010, 04:28 PM
Errr...the OP has been banned so is probably not getting these responses. :)
    10-25-2010, 04:30 PM
Originally Posted by Jake and Dai    
errr...the OP has been banned so is probably not getting these responses. :)
why has she been banned?? Im just curious, lol..i feel out of the loop because I don't know whats going on. Not that it is too much of my buisness

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