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        10-11-2013, 04:49 PM
    Critique me please

    Can someone please critique my equitation, and if you have an exercise to help me improve what's wrong that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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        10-11-2013, 11:04 PM
    Your hands are a little low, breaking the line from elbow to bit. Your shoulders could stand to be more open. Right now they are a little hunched. I should know. I'm the queen of rounded shoulders. Other than that, looks nice.
        10-11-2013, 11:12 PM
    Is it just the one photo?
        10-12-2013, 11:32 AM
    Hard to see from one tiny photo ;) but I would agree with the hands. Bring them up a tad higher as you should have a straight line from the bit to your elbow. Take up the reins a little if needed as they are slacking. Helps to get the horse listening to you and on the bit - at the moment he is bringing his head and nose up above the bit. Gentle squeezes with your alternate hands will help.

    Apart from that I can't see an awful lot. But looking good :)
        10-12-2013, 11:39 AM
    Thank you to both of you, I really appreciate it.

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