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        05-24-2009, 09:44 PM
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    Foal
    (New Here) flat critique

    Hello I am Chelsea and am new here. This video was taken about 3 years ago. I have only been riding for two years. I have trained Diamon by myself. I have went through so many instructors with him as they just wanted to train me on a different horse, so I just decided to follow other trainers ideas. I now have a instructor who is here to help both of us. This is the best video to critique I think but I have others you can check out on my yt page. Ps there is one clip where i'm in a hunter hack class, but most of it is flat.Thank you!


         
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        05-24-2009, 09:46 PM
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    Foal
    Note- I know my stirrups were way too long in this video. Last week I raised them up 3 holes. That was the cause for my swinging leg and also my wrist were incorrect.
         
        05-24-2009, 09:53 PM
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    Banned
    Your hands are too far apart, try putting them closer together, other than that you look great!
         
        05-24-2009, 10:11 PM
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    Foal
    Thank you so much! Yes I have been working on my hands so much since the video!
         
        05-24-2009, 11:03 PM
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    Foal
    Bump please I want all the advice I can get
         
        05-24-2009, 11:05 PM
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    Banned
    Do you happen to have any rescent pics or vids?
         
        05-24-2009, 11:14 PM
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    Foal
    I wish I did! I'm about to make a new video this week, so i'll be able to post it on here. I'm going to stat making videos weekly of my lessons.
         
        05-24-2009, 11:16 PM
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    Banned
    Ok I will make sure I see it:)
         
        05-24-2009, 11:27 PM
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    Banned
    I know you said that you knew your sturrups were to long (which they are). But just a little pointer tip thing.

    When your stirrups are too long it will cause your toes to go down, especially during the posting trot. Since you are pushing of your toes/feet your toes will go down becuase of the pushing. So putting your stirups shoter will keep your heels toes from going down.
    I know you said that you raised them but I was just saying.
         
        05-25-2009, 09:54 AM
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    Foal
    Thank you! Yes me shortening my stirrups has helped a lot! I can't believe how low I had them. I probably just got into a habit with it.
         

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