Originally Posted by bubblegum
"glue your arse to that saddle or you'll be sorry"
I tend to fall off rather ungracefully a lot
My trainer used to tell me to think of my butt as being 'stuck' to my horse like sticky tape, or glue...Lol!
"As gentle as you can, but as firm as necessary"...when it comes to training
"Heels down, toes up"
"Elbows in, you look like you're flying!"
"Straighten Up!" for when you're slouching
"whatever you do, don't hang on with your lower leg when you're bareback!" My trainer told me that when I was starting to learn bareback...of course now it's a "duh" statement, but I can Pass it on to students now!
"Release" when jumping