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        07-22-2008, 05:16 AM
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    Yearling
    Flatwork critique - lots of pics

    Here are sme new fotos of me and baby. Please critique us both and remember he is only young and newly broken










    ^ lovely halt!! Don't mind me, Im not sure what I was doing...


    ^learning turns on the fore... not pivoting around the front legs consistently but has learnt to move away from the leg!!






         
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        07-22-2008, 05:18 AM
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    Yearling





    ^He's starting to get the idea








    I know its a lot but please give e a good critique on as many asyou can.
         
        07-22-2008, 08:38 AM
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    Foal
    You look good, and it's hard to critique a new broken pony through just pics..so all I will say is bend you elbows and,,, relax :)
         
        07-22-2008, 08:58 AM
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    Yearling
    Thanks.

    What about my legs?? I hate my leg position :P
         
        07-22-2008, 09:00 AM
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    Foal
    From what I can see your leg position looks like the best part of you :) just heels down a tad more :)
         
        07-22-2008, 09:49 AM
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    Weanling
    Toes in-legs back and heels down-looks like your up on your pelvis??is that the right way to say that? Try for a deeper seat
    You look very good considering he isnt trained completely. He is adorable
         
        07-22-2008, 10:29 AM
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    Yearling
    Thanks I really need to work on my lower leg. I feel like I should have my lower leg on the horse more??
         
        07-22-2008, 07:07 PM
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    Green Broke
    I think your legs look fine, except as already mentioned heels down a bit more. I couldn't tell you if you need your legs closer. I'm more of a western rider.

    Looks like he's coming along nicely
         
        07-22-2008, 11:53 PM
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    Yearling
    Thanks. I've been told not to force my heels down to much because it makes me tense my legs and apparently I had no leg on my horse lol. It made a huge difference to the way my mare was working as soon as I let my heel relax, my whole leg relaxed and suddenly I could feel her moveing and was able to work with her! I have horrible weak legs :(
         
        07-23-2008, 01:17 AM
      #10
    Showing
    I think you should raise your stirrups a bit. :) That might help with your leg position.
         

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