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    04-09-2007, 12:23 AM
  #1
Foal
critique pony jumping

This is my pony 6 year old 12h pony Diva. She was badly abused (they actually shot her and she still has the bullets in her) before I got her but I've had her in training for 10 months now. We qualified for USPC Nationionals in Games and have been to a bunch of Hunter shows--won the flat class against a bunch of horses and got Reserve Champion overall

This jump is about 2'3" but i've jumped her 2'9"


What do you think?
I know im too big for her but ponies have to get trained somehow
     
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    04-09-2007, 05:38 AM
  #2
Green Broke
Aww poor Diva, some people are so cruel. Makes me so angry.

But well done you for getting her!

She looks a super little mare.
     
    04-09-2007, 11:37 AM
  #3
Yearling
Shes about the same size as Myke!

Myke jumps too, but I have not tried that high yet. Sorry, I don't know all that much about jumping so I can't help you there, I just thought I would share mykes story.

Before we bought Myke he was used as a Roping pony, No body actually roped off his back but I guess that the people were short a cow and started to rope him, they would even bring him all the way down to his back and tie his legs together. To this day he does not like men and wont trust them. He doesnt get along with the barn owner at all.

Myke and your pony would get along really well. Lots in common!
     
    04-09-2007, 04:59 PM
  #4
Weanling
Hey you look great! Your not too heavy by the looks but getting too tall perhaps but you are right! They learn better from experience and often I find its not until someone is just about too big that there pony starts to go really well!


I think you are amazing :) , I have met horses that have been shot at and they much less trust you let alone let you ride again!
Well done!!
     
    04-09-2007, 05:16 PM
  #5
Weanling
Heya, it looks like you've done alot of work on her to get her confidence back, but tbh the size that your are on her doesn't bother me becasue tbh you've helped her through and so she's going to do her best for you, she looks a little gem btw
Anneka
Xx
P.s...
Well done for bringing her back up to such a great standard
     
    04-13-2007, 05:40 AM
  #6
Foal
Gorgeous pony. =D
I think you two look great together, nice position, lovely generous release and good flat back.
Very nice. :)
     
    04-13-2007, 01:52 PM
  #7
Foal
She is really beautiful! I really love the way she lifts her self when she jumps! Amazing :) And so are you, nice position in the jump! You and your little pony will do it just fine! :)
     
    04-14-2007, 12:59 PM
  #8
Foal
Awww she is a little cracker of a pony..so cute!!and that's a good little jump she has got on her...well done for bringing her sooo far that's incredable.thats one heck of a pony to trust humans after what she went through.you both must have a lot of trust in each other!!!!
Xxmicaxx
     
    05-14-2007, 10:45 PM
  #9
Foal
Edited by Kristy:

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    05-15-2007, 10:00 AM
  #10
Foal
She as a great jump and your position is good aswell.
You are not to big for her, people will say you are, but she can hold your weight, if it was to much for her she would have a hollow back, and head in he air.
     

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