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        08-31-2011, 12:40 AM
    Help with just general riding!

    So, it's been a few years since I did anything more than a walk on a horse. I don't want to sound dumb here, but do you guys have any advice to give me such as balance at the trot and lope. I mean any kind of information would be great. I have only been riding either green horses or breaking horses from the start. And so usually no more than a walk for a good while. So I'm a little out of the game lol. Thanks in advance..
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        08-31-2011, 12:54 AM
    Green Broke
    Uhm bareback is really helpful but really staying on your but don't roll forward and lock up stay relaxed and with the horse. Also keep your heels down. Balance takes a bit to create, you may feel a bit unsteady at first but as you do it more it should become easier just don't rely on your horses mouth to balance yourself

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