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post #1 of 7 Old 07-06-2012, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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Men.. my hubby needs some help when he rides ;)

He wants to know how to sit in his saddle without crushing his manhood... lol
How do you guys do it?
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post #2 of 7 Old 07-06-2012, 10:33 PM
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Im not a guy but my trainer says tighty whities....lol and keeping the whole package in the front not under!
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post #3 of 7 Old 07-06-2012, 10:57 PM
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post #4 of 7 Old 07-06-2012, 11:16 PM
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He's leaning too far forward on his crotch.

He needs to tilt his pelvis forward so he's sitting on his seat bones. It's going to be like a "lazy" seat and then gradually he can learn to sit up more and he'll be fine.

I had male students and this is what I noticed

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post #5 of 7 Old 07-07-2012, 12:59 AM
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Western: sit more on his rump. A chair seat, at least a modified one, helps. So does a long leg, which seems the opposite, but shorter stirrups often result in gripping with the knee and creating a fulcrum point that the rump can bounce around.



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English: use the thigh more and the seat bones less. The best advice I got was as soon as I get in the saddle, pull on the front of the saddle with the goal of forcing my knees as low as they will go. That seems to set me up to ride with a light rump but one that still doesn't bounce. I'm not a real English rider, but I do it sometimes...so take that advice for what you paid for it!

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post #6 of 7 Old 07-10-2012, 05:46 PM
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I'm not a guy but from what I know if he is sitting properly he should be fine. Meaning he is sitting too far forwards and needs to sit on his seat bones more. :)

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post #7 of 7 Old 07-10-2012, 05:47 PM
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Also I think this is in the wrong section... :P

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