PLease critique my riding and jumping - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

PLease critique my riding and jumping

This is a discussion on PLease critique my riding and jumping within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        04-10-2011, 08:05 AM
      #11
    Started
    Um when you are jumping lower your but in the saddle. That's all I can say for the jumping part.
    When doing flatwork try to sit up straighter in the sadle and don't lean forward. I agree on the lenghten stirup aspect as well
    Not to bad but there are things to work on. I love your jumping though and not to mention the gorgeous horse you are riding!!!!!
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        04-10-2011, 05:05 PM
      #12
    Weanling
    Thanks I was doing my flat work at the same time as I was jumping that why my stirrups are so short there usually alot longer I do eventing so :)

    And thank you. My coach explain to me that my baby toes has to be facing the sky more and more turned out as I try to reach around his belly then hopely when I get that down path my uper body position will get better as for my lower seat.
         
        04-10-2011, 06:27 PM
      #13
    Trained
    See that very last pic where you're cantering in 2 point? If you rotate your entire body counterclockwise about 5 degrees, it'll put your lower legs a little more forward, your shoulders a little more back and line the whole thing up perfectly to where your shoulder, hip, knee, heel angle is perfect. Next time you ride 2 point, think about keeping your legs more forward, which should automatically help your heels come down, and align your upper body along with it. The proportions of bend are good. It just all needs to change (be rotated) together if that makes any sense.
         
        04-10-2011, 10:05 PM
      #14
    Weanling
    Ya it does thank you :)
         
        04-10-2011, 10:34 PM
      #15
    Started
    I had a few lessons with an olympic rider and from what i've learned from her your stirrups are rediculously high!! When you rise you should only just be getting out of the saddle
         
        04-10-2011, 11:22 PM
      #16
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Marlea Warlea    
    i had a few lessons with an olympic rider and from what i've learned from her your stirrups are rediculously high!! When you rise you should only just be getting out of the saddle
    They might be a hole short, but I don't think they're overly short. She has the same long thighs as I do. I'm the same way. When sitting in the saddle in jumping length stirrups, my knees practically overshoot the flaps. Once I'm up in my 1/2 seat, it looks normal again. It's much easier to use "textbook" lengths when you have textbook legs. Long thighs are a _itch.
         
        04-11-2011, 01:30 AM
      #17
    Foal
    On the flat sit up! Put your shoulders back. You are leaning forward. The should be a straight line from your head to your shoulders to your heels. You are giving to much relse over fences, And because your not jumping that hight either.
         
        04-11-2011, 01:35 AM
      #18
    Foal
    Your horse is adorable :)
         
        04-11-2011, 04:26 PM
      #19
    Weanling
    Ya I think my stirrups are a to short ! Thanks ! And yes I know im leaning alot in flat how do you make your seat lighter and not lean forward ?????

    And Chio Thanks ! :)
         
        04-12-2011, 12:25 PM
      #20
    Foal
    I think your heel will come down more as your leg strengthens. Remember when your posting to push all your weight into your heels with each post. Even on the flat your reins are short as well. I think they could be lengthened a good 4 inches. Having them that short probably forces you you throw your hand up his neck... Im glad you care enough to not want to catch him in the mouth :)When your just hacking and practicing 2 point do you keep your hands at his ears though? My guess is no, lol.
    I would say when your flating do alot of 2 point. In walk, trot and canter and but remember to keep a light contact. You want to be able to follow his motion but still keeping a contact. I think that will help you alot. Also try some no stirrup work with some work over some ground poles to strengthen your core and leg and that will help keep you from balancing in your irons. I hope some of my rambling helps. Good Luck.
         

    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

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    please critique my jumping and riding =] katieandduke Horse Riding Critique 9 04-10-2010 10:48 AM
    jumping and riding critique. oceanbluee1313 Horse Riding Critique 59 01-19-2010 09:49 PM
    Riding and Jumping critique lol Ariat164 Horse Riding Critique 6 01-13-2010 01:27 AM
    Critique riding/jumping please! Sophia Horse Riding Critique 6 12-30-2009 12:41 PM
    critique my riding/jumping xxxMYSTYxxx Horse Riding Critique 4 08-09-2007 05:26 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:16 AM.


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