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post #1 of 8 Old 01-04-2013, 01:31 AM Thread Starter
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Ready, set...Pick it apart

It's an old photo, and I know the wrists are TERRIBLE, but what else do you guys see?
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post #2 of 8 Old 01-04-2013, 01:32 AM
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I see a gorgeous horse and a gorgeous lady!!!
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post #3 of 8 Old 01-04-2013, 01:33 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you, that's very kind:)
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post #4 of 8 Old 01-04-2013, 06:45 PM
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Would you come groom my horse for me? He's absolutely stunning. Squeaky clean. I can't comment on your position. I don't know squat about western.

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post #5 of 8 Old 01-05-2013, 12:32 AM
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I don't know anything about Western either... however I would say to roll your shoulders back a bit, since you look a tad slouched. My horse kinda' looks like the horse in your picture! :)

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post #6 of 8 Old 01-05-2013, 01:03 AM
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yeah, gorgeous horse in great form and super relaxed but listening to rider.

Rider is very well aligned over the stirrup. Looking up, too

Just roll the shoulders back a tad, without getting tense about it and get that hand up. I think you are trying too hard to be light with your hand, but even the hand should be holding the rein with "tone" in it; not limp.

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Thanks guys. If I remember correctly, I was always trying to get him using his hind end more, and didn't do a good job of doing it quietly, lol. The shoulders have always been my weak point.

Tiny, I wish there were more pics of us together. His owner was supposed sent me some....
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post #8 of 8 Old 01-15-2013, 07:09 PM
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What I like best is the natural head set. No peanut pushing! Yes!
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