Originally Posted by Deschutes
It might. My instructor was pleased though, as we made some progress. She suggested using more leg, and less body movement to keep her into gait. I was successful in that at least once. : p
And your instructor is correct! You are MUCH to busy up there with your hands, your hips, your back....that you actually mess with your horse's balance when you do that. JUST SIT and use your legs...that's what they are there for.