07-31-2012, 03:37 PM
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I know a lot of people have pointed this out, but it looks like you're gripping with your knee. I do this too, and my trainer always says to "hold on like a tick" with my lower leg, and that my knee should even be able to come off the saddle. It also looks like you are jumping a little ahead of your horse, and putting yourself in too much of a 2 point. Ideally, the horse jumping should bring you up into a 2 point. It's kind of like when you post, you're not actively standing up and sitting down but moving with your horse's back. This is what's bringing your upper body forward and, in effect, your lower leg back and your heel up.
If you try not to overdo the 2 point, and relax your knees, when you jump your body will move just a little bit forward, and your leg won't swing back. If your heels are down before the fence, they should stay down if your leg doesn't swing back, so I would work on your knees and upper body first.
Also, don't forget a big crest release! Halfway up the neck is ideal :)
The horse you're riding seems to be having a lot of fun. You two make a good pair.