I don't have pics but I'll tell you what I know I'm doing
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

I don't have pics but I'll tell you what I know I'm doing

This is a discussion on I don't have pics but I'll tell you what I know I'm doing within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-28-2007, 05:59 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    I don't have pics but I'll tell you what I know I'm doing

    I jumped for the first time in my lesson today. Well not my first. The first time, a couple years ago, my horse ran away with me before she jumped. Scary. So at this new barn I jumped just fine except for one thing. When I was in 2-point I was holding onto the mane to keep my balance. But I was worried that my horse would run away with me so I shortened up the reins which I know is a big no-no. How can I be confident enough to trust my horse so I don't jab him in the mouth? I feel terrible about it now but fear took over when I was riding. I don't want that to happen next time.

    I also have a problem with my lower leg going forward when riding. It just feels more natural to have it forward. My instructor said I needed to bring it back a bit. When I did it felt awkward and I had to put a lot of physical and mental effort into it. I'm hoping with practice it'll become more natural.

    So any tips you guys have for me would be great.
         

    Thread Tools



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:29 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0