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    07-24-2011, 08:22 PM
  #1
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Smile Rider only jumping critique over 2' , 2'9" and 3'3"



This is the highest I have asked Tessa to jump.
I did not ride her for long, no I didn't ask for a demanding head set because I knew she was going to get tired jumping fast. It was 101 degrees out today.
     
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    07-24-2011, 08:24 PM
  #2
Green Broke
I get the following when I try to play the video:
This video contains content from WMG, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds
     
    07-24-2011, 08:26 PM
  #3
Banned
Weird, maybe its cause I just uploaded it? Is anyone else getting this problem?

If you are I can try to upload it again without music.
     
    07-24-2011, 08:27 PM
  #4
Yearling
I got that too
     
    07-24-2011, 08:28 PM
  #5
Banned
Okay guys hold on.
     
    07-24-2011, 08:28 PM
  #6
Foal
I get the message 2
     
    07-24-2011, 08:34 PM
  #7
Banned
Here we go

     
    07-24-2011, 09:55 PM
  #8
Foal
You're pretty good, nice leg position. There are a few things I noticed, however:

From what I can see, you have almost no release. While going over jumps, you need to move your hands forward on your horse's neck so that you do not catch him in the mouth and/or restrict him. On the approach to the first jump, you really seem to be absorbing the canter with your upper body and almost pumping your body. Stretch your heel down and try to absorb the shock with your legs, and try to keep your upper body more still. Your upper body is doing way too much work. Keep it quiet. Also, during the approach, bring your hands down closer to your body.

Over the first jump you seem to plunge almost into your horse's neck while going over, possibly jumping a little bit ahead of the motion. Instead of lifting your seat so high in the air, bring it closer to the saddle and open your hip angle. In other words, don't come quite so close to your horse's neck. Bring your head and chin up as well.

Another thing is, you need to bring your heel down. I thought your leg position was rather nice, though. Good heel/hip allignment.

Other than that, I don't really see anything wrong. Your a good rider. Good luck and happy riding. :)
     
    07-24-2011, 11:17 PM
  #9
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Watching myself pump like that kind of makes me cringe. I was completely aware of myself doing it, I guess I was half hoping it would be encouraging her to go faster.

I'll work on my hands and two point more for sure, I haven't jumped in weeks. Focusing on dressage..
     
    07-25-2011, 12:29 AM
  #10
Yearling
Yep... i'm with Emerald. Quiet hands. Quiet body. Sit back and wait for the fence. Otherwise... quite a nice ride. Although, you could literally lick your mares ears running around with her head in the air like that! Hahahaha!
     

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