New pics to critique........
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

New pics to critique........

This is a discussion on New pics to critique........ within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        05-30-2007, 08:35 AM
      #1
    Weanling
    New pics to critique........

    So here are some pics from a few months ago, tell me what you think I need to work on..........thanks in advance
    Sorry about the quality :(



         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        05-30-2007, 08:37 AM
      #2
    Foal
    well...

    Ok so...you need to lift yourself up more when jumping and when sitting there when your horse isnt moving just remember it hepls to keep your back staright ALL the time. 1. It helps your back be balnced and stable. 2.and it helps you get into the habbit
         
        05-30-2007, 08:41 AM
      #3
    Weanling
    Yeah I agre about the straightness I know that my shoulders ned to go back. About the lift myself up more do you mean out of the saddle?

    Sorry the 'e' key on my keyboard is playing up...
         
        05-30-2007, 06:59 PM
      #4
    Yearling
    I don't have a lot of time but I'll try to throw my $.02 in.
    First row, first picture: I'd like to see a bit more energy from the horse. If this compromises a pretty head set, that's ok. We want to focus on the quality of the gait above all. That said, a bit more energy- looks a bit heavy on the forehand. Not much though. Also, I'd like to see you bring your leg back a tad.
    First row second picture: Very nice; body position. Both horse and you are very straight and forward. Very good.
    Second row first picture: A bit tense. Could use relaxation without losing forwardness.
    Second row, second picture. Again, very good. However, you have drawn your leg up. Stretch your leg and your position will better.
    Third row, first picture: Very good bend all the way through the body. Just be sure to maintain contact with the outside rein. This will keep the shoulder from popping out, the horse bending with it's nose rather then body and only your inside rein creating the bend. I'd also like to see you sit straighter. Stretch your legs downward and turn your shoulders with your horse's shoulders. You seem to be a bit off center of the horse's back. I may be wrong. It is easy to be thrown off center in the circle when trying to bend. If needed, place more weight on the inside stirrup.
    Third row, second picture: Already mentioned - straight out a bit. I can't tell the height of the jump but you may be close to over jumping.
    Forth row, first picture: Very very good. The only thing I can really comment on is bringing your leg back a touch, thumbs upward and look up. The horse is forward yet relaxed. Be careful, he looks to be going slightly under the vertical, but not enough to cause great concern.
    You are an excellent rider. I look forward to watching how you progress.
    PS Was this at a show?
         
        05-30-2007, 07:15 PM
      #5
    Foal
    I think the above did a good job with the critique --- I do want to ask though how you are lucky enough to get such a nice looking ground to go on? It looks absolutely perfect! Which part of NSW is it? I went to Australia a few years ago and I would like to go back sometime in the future; it would be nice to base that around a good equestrian centre!
         
        05-30-2007, 08:19 PM
      #6
    Weanling
    Thanks Kristy I will work on all of these things. Yeah the ones in a blue jumper are at a school competition from earlier this year. The jumping ones and the front on flexion one is at my ponyclub grounds we had 2 eventing riders/trainers teach us for the day. I think the jumps were about 85cm.

    Dave it is at the Sydny International Equestrian Centre where the Sydney Olympics were held- the surfaces are really good and the centre is beautiful.
         
        05-31-2007, 01:39 PM
      #7
    Foal
    Ah that makes sense why they are so good then! Do you live around Sydney? I was there in 2004 with a choir tour on a homestay sort of thing and while I of course saw all the famous sites I was also in one of the suburbs of which I have forgotten the name! I think it may have been Epping - would this be right? *makes mental note to do some digging*

    EDIT: It was actually North Balgowlah... don't know where I got Epping from!
         
        06-01-2007, 01:25 AM
      #8
    Weanling
    Epping is a sydney suburb- the questrian centre is actually in Horsely Park and it's a 30-40 min drive from my place so not to far! Sydney has some nice places did you go to Taronga zoo, the harbour bridge etc?
         
        06-01-2007, 01:26 AM
      #9
    Foal
    Um hey karkar27 (Karly) you don't even jump or ride horses so don't critiqe people on stuff you don't know....lol....because I could give you a few hints as in this foto....
         
        06-01-2007, 11:58 AM
      #10
    Foal
    Quote:
    Epping is a sydney suburb- the questrian centre is actually in Horsely Park and it's a 30-40 min drive from my place so not to far! Sydney has some nice places did you go to Taronga zoo, the harbour bridge etc?
    Hehe I was actually in North Balgowlah - I edited it later!
    Horsely park is quite a suitable name I must say! Naturally I went to the Opera House, the boat trip and over the Harbour Bridge - I really wanted to walk over it (as in over-over - pulleys etc.) but then we found that it was very expensive and would take something like 9 hours... :( We also did the walk to Lady Macquarie's Chair, went to Manly Beach and more unusually sang in St. Mary's Cathedral. That was quite an unusual experience to see such an old looking building so close to such a new looking Sydney Tower. It would have been cool to go to the zoo but we instead went to a koala sanctuary near to Brisbane if I remember rightly. We did go to a homestead near to Sydney though which was very cool.
    Wow we did do a lot in 3 days...
    Oh BTW - Do you have a building in Sydney that tends to do a lot of Digeridoo concerts? I can't remember which place it was but it was great!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    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:

    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



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:29 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0