Originally Posted by farmpony84
Make sure you are not pulling your toes up. You want to push your heels down. You want the weight in your heels. You are rolling forward when you post, not using your stirrups. You are holding on with your calfs and your thighs. There should not be air between your knees and your saddle but you are not posting with your knees. Does that make sense?
That makes perfect sense.
Unfortunately, I have a bad habit of pinching with my knees and definitely "feel it" when I'm done riding. One of those habits I'm trying to break. I should repeat your words to myself when I ride, lol..