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post #1 of 2 Old 08-31-2011, 12:40 AM Thread Starter
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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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post #2 of 2 Old 08-31-2011, 12:54 AM
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uhm bareback is really helpful but really staying on your but dont 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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