Me and my New forest pony (riding). - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 14 Old 08-06-2007, 11:43 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 3
• Horses: 0
Me and my New forest pony (riding).

Hi, I am new to this site, I hope I will get some good and usefull tips anyway.

My englisch isn't great, because I am from the netherlands.

About my pony, she is 17 years old (i am 16), and always used to pull a wagon because she wasn't really rideable in her younger years.

Step (she started really tenshioned).


Still not great.




Going to the other side


Gosh my feet :O


Im sitting like a sack of patatoes :o




Gallop


And at last (after 20 minutes of stepping).
Laartjuh is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 14 Old 08-06-2007, 02:44 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Columbus, GA
Posts: 206
• Horses: 0
I can't see the photos you uploaded. Did you us the "upload picture" button? That's what I use, and I works everytime for me.
joseylovesrain123 is offline  
post #3 of 14 Old 08-06-2007, 11:13 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 19
• Horses: 0
Aww I used to have a New Forest/Welsh Pony cross.

So cute :)
taybug is offline  
post #4 of 14 Old 08-06-2007, 11:47 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: AUSTRALIA QLD!!
Posts: 72
• Horses: 0
I can't see it either????
~AUSSIE SHOWJUMPER~ is offline  
post #5 of 14 Old 08-07-2007, 05:11 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 36
• Horses: 0
your feet have slipped to far in the stirrups
She's very pretty by the way
xxxMYSTYxxx is offline  
post #6 of 14 Old 08-07-2007, 10:34 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Columbus, GA
Posts: 206
• Horses: 0
ok, I can see them now, but what is "step"?
joseylovesrain123 is offline  
post #7 of 14 Old 08-07-2007, 02:40 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 71
• Horses: 0
First of all cute pony! She looks like a sweetheart and is very pretty =]!
I'm not sure what stepping is so I will just critique your position. Overall you look great, just a few little things to remember. Heels down and keep your leg underneath you (I think you may benifit from shortening your stirrups a hole or 2). Keep your shoulders back and head up. Your hands are a bit hard to see but in a couple pics it looks like you have piano hands so just remember to keep your thumbs on top. I hope I helped some !
Duskylove is offline  
post #8 of 14 Old 05-30-2009, 05:33 AM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Queensland, Australia.
Posts: 4,488
• Horses: 1
She looks so cute, Heels down, and keep your legs underneath you other wise you looked nice

Sir Success. Eventer.
2000 - 2013,
ChingazMyBoy is offline  
post #9 of 14 Old 05-30-2009, 11:46 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: worcs
Posts: 33
• Horses: 0
your stirrups are vv long, could do with putting them up1 or 2 wholes, and you seem to be looking down alot, looking up will balance your wight up!

ok trot on... Trot, no i said TROT!!!!
ponygalmaddy is offline  
post #10 of 14 Old 05-30-2009, 12:11 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: North Carolina, USA
Posts: 340
• Horses: 2
Stepping I'm assuming is trotting guys :)

And gallop is what we would call a canter. I have a German friend and they use that for canter and gallop :)

Considering it looks like she's in a dressage saddle long stirrup length is acceptable, although I think your really not supposed to have to reach your foot down to be touching the stirrup, I would move it up a hole or possibly two. Your feet are too far in the stirrups, but that's probably from reaching for the stirrup. Very cute pony :)
upsidedown is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome