Critique Horse/Rider - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Critique Horse/Rider

This is a discussion on Critique Horse/Rider within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

    Like Tree2Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        04-09-2013, 08:03 AM
      #11
    Started
    Stirrups look too short, hips need tucked under (using your abs to do this helps keep your body elastic) and your heels need to come back under you.

    The horse isn't carrying itself with any collection. I see a hollow back and short striding at least in the rear. With better self-carriage, the head will come down to a more natural position on it's own. Working on lots of quick transitions helps develop those muscles. As do things like quarter turn on the haunches, shoulder fore, etc.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        04-09-2013, 08:22 PM
      #12
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by eeo11horse    
    Here's one more better picture of me at a show this past summer.
    Much better with the upper body! Nice flat back that shows no stress or tension! I love the alignment of your leg, but you ankle is totally locked.....heels are forced down and tight. The saddle also looks a wee bit small for you, as you are shoved against the cantle. But your alignment here looks great!
         
        04-09-2013, 09:26 PM
      #13
    Weanling
    Yeah I've lengthened my stirrups since then and I've been using a new saddle (shown in the very top two pics but you can't see it very well) because the one pictured above started rubbing him. I agree, I think because my stirrups were too short it was forcing me to force my heels down and pushing back. Thanks again for the crits.

    Also concerning Buddy... getting to start carrying himself better and collecting has been an ongoing process. He's getting better with it though!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Critique horse and rider?:) 1getAlife2rideAhorse Horse Riding Critique 4 05-03-2012 10:29 PM
    Critique horse and rider. MaryMary English Riding 5 10-29-2011 11:21 AM
    Critique away horse and rider maz78 Horse Riding Critique 12 06-18-2011 11:08 AM
    Little horse/rider critique? IheartPheobe Horse Riding Critique 0 04-24-2009 10:06 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:54 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0