06-20-2013, 05:21 PM
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You are sitting in a pretty dramatic chair seat. Your legs, especially your left leg, are so far forward that they are over his shoulders, instead of his barrel. Then, your upper body is leaning too far back, so you are riding on your tailbone. This position puts you in a place that dampens down his energy and has you always a bit behind his motion. If he were to suddenly leap forward, you'd be subject to rolling off backward.
I suggest you take your feet out of the stirrups and do that walk trot work with them just hanging down. This will help a lot in getting you aligned more correctly.