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post #1 of 5 Old 01-24-2014, 01:43 AM Thread Starter
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Question Critique, Please!

Anyone care to critiue my position? This was my horse and I doing our first event together at the BN novice level. This was the second jump in a four stride (? maybe 3, I can't remember now) bending line. Any and all comments/critiques welcome.
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-24-2014, 08:58 PM
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Love you and your horse's form! You're both looking very good. One thing I notice is that your reins are quite long for the event. I'd pick up on your rein, and put your hands a bit more forward on his neck for a proper release. That way you're not inhibiting his jump, but you have your horse under control when you land at a gallop. Other than that, I love it!
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-24-2014, 09:44 PM
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You have it all going girl! I would kill for your ankles base of support. Only thing missing is that ear to ear XC grin, but I'm thinking this was an earlier fence on the course.
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-24-2014, 10:07 PM
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great! look pretty darn good! love that purple~!
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post #5 of 5 Old 01-26-2014, 01:39 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone. I also agree that I need to have more contact in my reins.

MyBoyPuck: This was actually in the middle of the course and I got really tired! I think I was concentrating on breathing more than anything haha. But after my last jump I started screaming like I just won the rolex or something! Here is a picture of us at the end....my horse was probably thinking what the hell is she doing on my back?!
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