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post #1 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
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Riding critique.

Ok these pics are over a year old but I just want some advise till I get some new pics. :)
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post #2 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 09:04 PM
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All I see is:

Heels down
Shorten reins
Pick your hands up

Other than that you look good to me :)

somewhere behind the rider you've become the hours of practice you've put in & the coaches that have pushed you is the little girl who fell in love with the sport and never looked back. ride for her.
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post #3 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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thanks :) I have problems with my ancles I used to be great but I injerd them. There much beter know but when the pics were taken I was still haven problems. And I have loose rains cause the trainer (I don't take lessons she would just get after me to the point where it dorve me nuts.) wanted them that way. I don't know why but whatever floats her boat. I'm working on moveing my hands up I didnt used to do that I don't know what happend.
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post #4 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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I know there has to be more than that. I'm soooo far from perfect! Lol
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post #5 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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ok I found some more recent pics. These are from valentines day. Ignor my funny faces. :P
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post #6 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 10:28 PM
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1) Put your heels down, all your weight in those heels.
2) Thumbs on top
3)hands farther forward
4)Elbows in
5)Toes pointed straight, not out
6) Conntact with the bit
7) Bring your shoulders back
8) Push out your chest
9)hands forward more

2-Point
1) Do not lay on your horses neck, that is a fantastic way to get bucked off, or dumped
2) Shoulders broad, and back
3) Chest out, and broad
4)Heels, Heels, Heels DOWN!!
5) Your back needs to be straight, not rolled
6) Hands forward, just a little bit less than half way
7) Hold your body up with your legs, putting your heels down, with help

If you do regular stretches, your ankles will loosen up and be much easier to push down.

Sorry if that was harsh.... =/

~~Sarah & Hershey~~
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post #7 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 11:06 PM Thread Starter
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its not harsh I wanted to know. :) my problem with my ancles is that they are to loose and they will actualy pop out of joint. And I was having lots of back porblems at the time. I've fix my back and now I'm working on my ancles. I were ancles braces it helps a bit but not much. I think I've fixed my hands. I used to have good hands but I didnt ride for a year (mare was only 1) and then I got a new trainer and she wanted my hands diffrent, I never have goten them back to the way they were. I really need to get some new pics so I can get a critigue on my riding now. I fixed all my old bad habbits and gained new ones :P
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post #8 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 11:18 PM Thread Starter
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not harsh at all. :) my heels are actualy too loose they will actualy pop out of joint. I were ancle braces and that's why my heels are not down. I had lots of back problems over the past 2 years and I've finaly fixed that. I couldnt ride it got so bad. I'm back on my horse now and I'm learning how to balance all over again. I've fixed my hands and my heals. Still working on my back (still alot of pain). I really need to get new pics. OK every one tare me apart lets see what your made of :P. Does any one have a critique for my horse?
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post #9 of 9 Old 12-17-2009, 11:19 PM Thread Starter
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oopse there is is. Lol it wouldnt show up! Well now I have 2 posts and it wount let me eddit it :/
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