Originally Posted by Poneigh
This video (at least on my junk computer) is quite hard to see but my first thought was omg get that horse moving! She was hardly cantering, the first thing I would have you do is get her moving off your leg and do some sensitivity training with her, so you don't have to leg constantly to go hardly anywhere. I also agreed with your trainer when she said the horse was getting a little low, she was dropping behind the bit.
It was hard to see much of your position, sometimes you looked a little tipped forward and I could see your leg working a lot but other than that you looked pretty good!
I meant to write before I posted, but I forgot with my 5 year old bugging me every 5 seconds
This is a lesson horse and she had just done a lesson for a girl who had never ridden before so she was nearly impossible to get moving(she's almost always changeling, but it was way worse) She's the type of horse who won't move unless you make her, and I'm not always aggressive enough with her.
I'm also not a huge fan of that saddle, I normally ride in a different one, but she just had me ride in the same saddle the previous rider rode in. In that saddle I feel really uncomfortable at the canter, like I can't sit deep enough and I'm sliding and hitting the pommel and it's very annoying. At first I thought it was her canter, but after riding in the other saddle and now noticing it, I'm pretty sure it's the position the saddle puts me in.
Sorry if My thoughts are scattered, as soon as I started typing my son decided yet again he had to be right here talking my ear off
why can't he wake up his father and bother him, not my fault he's hung over lol