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me and jester about 5 years ago

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        08-02-2007, 08:23 AM
    me and jester about 5 years ago

    Hey have been so scared to ask for critique in case people abuse me because of my weight so I thought id post pick of me about fours years back when I was just beginning in English style riding. YES I KNOW I WAS OVERWEIGHT I have lost weight since these pics but do not want any critique of my weight the pony is very stocky and supported me well. He is a 14.3hh welsh arab gelding who I recently sold we went on from these height to grade 1 pc.

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        08-02-2007, 09:19 AM
    Green Broke
    I don't tend to critique often. So i'll just say 3rd pic it looks like your lower leg could do with being just a bit further forward. And 4th pic your stirrups look a bit too long. But you look great together. I love the last pic, looks like a nice size jump too.

    I think your pony is lovely, and you certainly both enjoyed yourself. Its good to see people having fun with their horse/ponies.

    And I don't think you look overweight at all. :)
        08-02-2007, 01:17 PM
    I promise, so one here will say anything negative about your weight, the other mods and I will be sure of it. Besides, your weight looks perfectly fine!
        08-02-2007, 09:17 PM
    Thanks very much both of you yes I had a terrible problem with keeping my legs folward when I started jumping am finally managing to keep it in check. My boyfirend and I were alternating who was on the horse in the forth pic and when I was riding in it I had the stirrups hooked over th saddle so I didnt bother to alter them thanks
        08-02-2007, 09:20 PM
    The last photo was recently taken for some people who were wanting to purchase jesteri think it was just below a meter
        08-05-2007, 01:00 AM
    Hey you don't look overweight!
    Anyway in the 1st photo I think you should have more leg contact
    In the 3rd your legs are to far back (a common problem with jumping)
    In the 4th your stirrups do look a little long
    And the last picture looks and your horse both look really good!!
        08-06-2007, 11:24 AM
    Only idiots can critique the weight (excuse my language). You look just good on your horse.

    BTW, the girl in my area I know (who is REALLY heavy) team penn like a dream. One of the best I'v seen..
        08-20-2007, 09:02 AM
    Thanks for all ur posts
        08-20-2007, 07:49 PM
    You look good!

    LOL! For the first one I was gona say "Damm that's a big crop! Then realised it was a polocrosse thingy"!!!
        08-20-2007, 10:08 PM
    Lol thanks to works the same as a crop if you want (not on the horse) I use to chase my little brother around with it

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