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        02-16-2013, 08:46 PM
      #11
    Trained
    You did great for your first try! Bet you went home with a big grin on your face. Most first timers either collapse forward or become unbalanced after a few strides and have to trot. You stayed nice and square. The relaxing part and settling into the saddle with come with time.
         
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        02-16-2013, 08:56 PM
      #12
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by tinyliny    
    I wonder about that horse. He looked a bit lame at the trot.

    You did just fine. You,ll grt the feel for it soon.
    This was my thought, too-- your horse head-bobs at the trot, so I might look into that!

    I agree with everyone else. :) Just try to constantly think about relaxing from the waist-down. Good job!
         
        02-16-2013, 10:51 PM
      #13
    Foal
    Just focus on relaxing. Your heels down was great, if you were 2-Pointing it, try and work on getting that steadier. You can focus on doing this easier if you get someone to lunge out your horse, so you don't need to worry about steering and directing your horse. If you were sitting it, keep your legs long and relaxed, and your hands steady. The horse did awesome toughing it out, I hope he got a treat. He may have stumbled because you jerked him. You looked great for your first try! Keep going, you'll get it!
         

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